• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

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Archaeologist Dr. Ken Brown of the University of Houston discusses his work on the brick cabins at Magnolia.

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.