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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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
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
Did You Know?
The French founder of Oakland was Jean Pierre Emanuel Prud’homme, who began farming the area in 1785 and received a Spanish land grant in 1789. Eight generations of his French Creole family lived and worked on this land, managing to keep the physical complex intact for two centuries.