• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Support Your Park

2011 National Public Lands Day
Area youth groups often volunteer for cleanup days and other events.
NPS photo

Did You Know?


The Prud'hommes intermarried extensively with other enterprising French planter families such as the Cloutiers, Bossiers, and LeComtes. Experimenting with crops, equipment, and techniques contributed to Oakland Plantation's success and the flourishing extended family cultures.