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 Slave/Tenant Quarters and Ruins at Oakland Plantation are remnants of a larger community, which extended for a quarter-mile southward along the river. After the Civil War, sharecropper and tenant farmer families continued to live in these quarters as late as the 1970s.