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 hosts two events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Red River Campaign. Read more
Grammy winner Chubby Carrier motivates students with his inspirational story. Read more
Roots music is still alive at Oakland Plantation! Read more
Rangers and students count birds at Cloutierville School. Read more
Cane River Creole NHP partners with New Orleans Jazz NHP and Asbury United Methodist Church to present "Freedom Is Coming Concert". Read more
Did You Know?
Gabe Nargot was a cotton gin engineer whose African-born grandmother had been enslaved at Oakland. Gabe Nargot was the last person living at Oakland who had been enslaved there, and the ruins of his cabin are located in the area of the Slave/Tenant quarters.