Cane River Creole National National Historical Park preserves 62.36 acres of cultural landscape, 65 historic structures, an estimated 300,000 artifacts, as well as many other unique resources. Since establishment of the park in November 1994, the National Park Service has made tremendous investments in the development of the park for the enjoyment of all visitors.
Read about the establishment of Cane River Creole NHP and the challenges in interpreting our complex story in Frankly Scarlett, We Do Give a Damn: The Making of a New National Park.
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.