• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Animals

Oakland Outbuildings

NPS Photo

The plantation was a farm that contained many different animals. Besides using mules for labor intensive work, the family relied on chickens for food and eggs.

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Magnolia Quarters

The quarters at Magnolia Plantation were used by slaves for little more than ten years of the approximately 110 years that they were occupied. Generations of free working men and women and their families lived in these houses since emancipation.