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J. Prud'homme
J. Prud'homme
Click here to download a copy of "A Planters Son Goes to War." A biography of Civil War veteran Jacques Alphonse Prud'homme.
 
W.Smith

Click here to learn about the onetime Oakland slave turned Union soldier William Smith.

Both "A Planters Son Goes to War" and "A Blacksmiths Son Goes to War" were written by park volunteer Thom Brennen. For his efforts Thom received the 2016 Southeast Region Hartzog Volunteer Award.

 

Click on the links below to learn more about the history of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations.

American Indians

Bousillage

Battle of Bermuda Bridge

Cash Crops

The Duties of an Overseer.

Limewash

Slavery at Magnolia

Slavery at Oakland

 
 
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Rapides Dr.
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Phone:

(318) 352-0383
Oakland Plantation - 318-356-8441 Magnolia Plantation 318-379-1556 (weekends only) Headquarters - 318-352-0383 (Monday-Friday)

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