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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park


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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park preserving the Cross Creek Farm where Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling, lived and worked 1928 - 1953. Historic house and farmyard are maintained much as when she lived there in the 1930s and is interpreted by costumed tour guides. The historic orange grove has early varieties of citrus and the house garden is planted twice a year with seasonal herbs, vegetables and flowers. Two trails lead into the Florida woodland. Ranger-guided walks inside the historic home are offered for a small fee, October through July.

  • Amenities:
  • Parking, Picnic Area,
  • Designation:
  • Black Heritage Trail,
  • Disabled Traveler Information:
  • ADA Compliant,

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