• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Guided Tours

A guided tour of the Slave/Tenant Quarters is available every day at 12:30p.m. 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?


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.