The Cane River National Heritage Area includes roughly 116,000 acres and is located in rural northwestern Louisiana. There is no public transportation although carriage and trolley rides are available in the downtown historic district.
Photo by NPS
Plowing Demonstration Garden at Oakland Site
Demonstration Garden at Oakland Plantation Site - Cane River Creole National Historical Site
The tractor was major factor reducing the practice of share cropping and hiring of farm laborers.
Mule in Cane River National Heritage Area
The mule was used to plow fields and carry heavy loads
Did You Know?
A 19-member Commission currently guides Cane River National Heritage Area programs and activities. The Commission members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a cross-section of the community.