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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In honor of Juneteenth, park staff and volunteers presented a special education program to local students. Read more
Park staff member works to preserve Creole language. Read more
The park's annual event has helped restore the region's musical legacy. Read more
Park celebrates Cane River's musical legacy. Read more
Decendants of Enslaved Workers and Sharecroppers Visit Oakland Read more
Did You Know?
The layout of Magnolia's slave houses does not seem to facilitate the feeling of community. The fronts of most of the houses face the backs of other houses. Perhaps the owner placed a high priority on the look of solid uniformity achieved with the grid-like arrangement.