• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Guided Tours

A guided tour of the Oakland Plantation main house is available everyday at 1pm. Depending on staff levels more tours may be available. For more information on guided tours call 318 356-8441.

The main house at Magnolia is privately owned and not open to the public.

jeans tour
Heritage ranger Jean Carter giving a tour.
NPS photo

Did You Know?


Today a few of the direct descendants of Oakland's enslaved (such as Marvin Toussaint, great-great grandson of Minique Toussaint, an Oakland fiddler and carpenter) now actively participate in local historic preservation of African American institutions.