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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Park hosts annual Christmas Down River events at Oakland and Magnolia plantations. Read more
Park hosts party and displays rare books in honor of Denis Diderot. Read more
Students and local ball players help keep Cane River's baseball legacy alive. Read more
In honor of Juneteenth, park staff and volunteers presented a special education program to local students. Read more
Local students use photos to commemorate class trip. Read more
Did You Know?
After emancipation, black churches provided leadership and educational opportunities for Cane River residents. The worship style reflected African American experience and cultural heritage.