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?
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.