• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Your Safety

Watch Your Step
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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?

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.