Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host a FREE night photography workshop at Magnolia Plantation on Saturday, April 17 as part of National Park Week. The workshop will take place from 8:30 pm to 11 pm and is limited to ten participants. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 318-356-8441 x316.
Come experience your park after dark! Join professional photographer Annabel Jones to learn techniques and tips for night photography. Bring a camera with manual mode capabilities (bulb mode preferred), tripod, and a flashlight. Magnolia Plantation is located at 5549 Highway 119, Derry/Cloutierville, LA. Due to a road closure Magnolia Plantation can only be accessed from the southern end of Highway 119 via LA Highway 1.
The grounds of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nearly 80 original buildings remain, many open for self-guided tours including several that are historically furnished from Wednesday through Sunday. Park staff conducts tours of the plantation grounds daily Wednesday through Sunday. In addition, the park offers a cell phone tour. The Oakland Main House is open for self-guided tours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Magnolia Main House is privately owned and is not open to the public. For more information call the park at 318-356-8441, ext. 316.