History & Culture

The two plantations at Cane River Creole National Historical Park represent a treasure trove of Louisiana's historical and cultural riches. As Native American, French, Spanish, and African cultures merged, it led to the development of a distinctive Creole culture, which still remains today. This culture cuts across racial categories and draws from many traditions

Find out more about the history and culture of Cane River through the People, Places, and Stories.

1850s Walmsley Plat Map of Magnolia Plantation showing the location of buildings.
An 1850's map of Magnolia Plantation.

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Last updated: January 8, 2018

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Natchitoches, LA 71457


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