• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Rehabilitation of Historic Building

Did You Know?

Magnolia Brick Slave Quarters

Brick was an uncommonly expensive and durable substrate for a slave structure. Most slave houses were built of planks or logs and were extremely drafty. Magnolia’s brick cabins with wooden floors provided a level of comfort seldom found in slave dwellings.