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John Wayne horse soldiers

This was a very interesting tour as well as history of the plantation and slaves. The movie Horses... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
majdad04
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Great Creole History

We love National Parks and this one was along our drive to our spring break destination, NOLA. We... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Shandy V
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Overbrook, Kansas
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Attractions at this historical park include the land and buildings of the Oakland and Magnolia plantations.
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400 Rapides Dr, Natchez, LA 71457-3100
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour as well as history of the plantation and slaves. The movie Horses Soldier's was filmed here. Life as a slave was much different and slaves were treated like family, and taken care of for life.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We love National Parks and this one was along our drive to our spring break destination, NOLA. We enjoyed our visit which was pretty much self guided. There is a # you can call into for a recorded guide as you walk along. The main...More

Thank Shandy V
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

There's not much in the way of any signage so this is really hard to find but well worth the effort because it is entirely free including free parking. The National Park Service does an amazing job with this series of homes and buildings. There's...More

2  Thank Bailale d
Reviewed 13 January 2018

good place to stop, enjoyed walking around there and looking at everything, very interesting place, thanks

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

First let me say this stop is Free. They only tour the big house 1-2 times a day so check to see when you can go in the big house. We missed it but it was cool looking through the windows. All of the other...More

Thank Crystal J
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This property is now owned by the National Park Service and our guide Thom is very knowledgeable about the history of the Cane River area and the plantations. The only disappointment on the plantation was that the tenant cabins were patterned after those in the...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

One thinks In visiting the Cane Creole it all about slavery! Well your wrong as the park focus is on the transition of farming and the changes occurred back in the day! The home are amazing and well worth the trip

Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Like all of the National Parks, this location includes history, beautiful scenery and a fun educational experience. Check out the main house, farm land and equipment, and the old store. There's a lot to see, a place to picnic and lots of photo opportunities. Take...More

Thank Tatum_LA
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We spent a lovely two days driving up and down, visiting the Creole plantations. We had a spectacular Ranger- Tim who was very informative and personable. We have visitied several Antebellum homes in the BTR, NOLA and Natchez area-- but these plantations are much more...More

2  Thank Trish L
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I hate to give a poor review to an NPS site, but this one deserves nothing more. Overall, the site is moderately curated. Each structure could use more context for those on the self-guided tour, which is almost everyone since the THREE rangers can only...More

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There are lots of open spaces, so I think you could take you dog.
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