Cherokee Plantation on Cane River Book


Cherokee Plantation on the Cane River is the story of two families and their descendants who have called Cherokee home since 1837. This captivating book gives not only historical facts and dates, but anecdotal stories and family tales that personalize the history, adding faces to the names. The stunning photographic tour of the house provides more than just a catalog of furniture and paintings. The historical details of each room capture the life and times of these families for future generations, revealing what has made this ancestral home the special place it is today and into the future.

Each 136 page hardbound book is $35.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling.

Table of Contents


The Early History of the Natchitoches Area
The History of Cherokee Plantation
The Duel
Robert Calvert Murphy
Charles Haywood Murphy and Bertie Wilson Murphy
Theodosia Murphy Nolan
Theodosia and Cherokee
A Tour of Cherokee Plantation
Family and Cherokee
Community and Cherokee
Cherokee into the Future
Closing: A Letter from Dosia

Appendix 1: Descendants of Robert Calvert Murphy and Martha Gulley Murphy
Appendix 2: The Cane River Baptist Church Cemetery