• 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?

Crops

Oakland plantation’s first cash crops were tobacco and indigo, followed by cotton in the 1800s. According to family tradition, the Prud’hommes were the first family west of the Mississippi River to farm cotton on a large scale.