Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site located on the former homestead of Pulitzer Prize-winning Florida author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953). A National Historic Landmark, it is located in Cross Creek, Florida, between Ocala and Gainesville at 18700 South County Road 325.Make Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park part of your personalized Hawthorne itinerary using our Hawthorne road trip tool.
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This was a pretty interesting place to see. We didn't know anything about MKR previously other than the fact she wrote The Yearling. We took the tour (extra $3 per person charge) as that was the... more »
We much enjoyed this tour. You get the history without too much information. Questions are welcomed and thoroughly answered. We had "full access" to the estate, including the garden, citrus... more »
We truly enjoyed our visit to this historic site. The guides were able to bring the house and grounds to life with their narratives plus answer in detail our questions. A group of early school age summer camp children were kept engaged by the guide/storytellers painting pictures and demonstrations of an American literary figure's sense of place and time past in central Florida.
The museum, itself, is enriching, and wonderful. The grounds, within and without the museum enclosure, are not large, but they are heavy with Spanish moss and charm. There is a lake and a boat launching ramp. The people are friendly. It is a little piece of Florida beauty
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