Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Cane River Creole National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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Cane River Creole NHP, Cane River National Heritage Area, National Park Foundation, Louisiana State Parks, and the Army Corps of Engineers work together to provide a field trip for local fifth graders. Read more
Park staff member works to preserve Creole language. Read more
Noelle Dunn's Oakland Plantation project wins "1st Place Overall" at the Holy Savior Menard Social Studies fair. Read more
Volunteer Thomas Brennan has written a short biograpy of Jacques Alphonse Prud'homme. Prud'homme was a Civil War veteran and owner of Oakland Plantation. Read more
Staff and students count birds for a good cause. Read more
Did You Know?
Like other landowners in the French colony of Louisiana, the Prud’hommes and Hertzogs harvested young pigeons for a delicacy called “squab.” Pigeonniers on the plantations reflected the owners' wealth and status.