• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Your Safety

Watch Your Step
NPS Photo

The enchanting grounds of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations present challenges to visitors, such as uneven or muddy trails, fire ants, and an exciting variety of reptiles. It is always a good idea to watch your step.

Did You Know?

Well Tools

The proficiency of enslaved blacksmiths such as Solomon Williams can be seen in iron latches and hinges, in numerous grave crosses from the cemetery, and in a collection of skillfully made well-drilling tools found on Oakland Plantation.