Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park preserves the Cross Creek Farm where Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling, lived and worked 1928 - 1953. the 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 many varieties of citrus including orange, grapefruit, and tangerine. The house garden is planted twice a year with seasonal herbs, vegetables and flowers. Two trails lead into the Florida woodland. Ranger-guided tours inside the historic home are offered for a small fee, October through July.