• 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?

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.