• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

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Bobby Rush

NPS

Blues legend Bobby Rush was the headliner for the 2010 Cane River Music Festival at Oakland Plantation.

Did You Know?

Magnolia's Gin Barn

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.