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Back yard of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Historic Site at Cross Creek.

The Rawlings home.

The Rawlings farmhouse from the side.

Front of the Rawlings home.

Veranda at the front of the Rawlings farmhouse.

View of the cypress table showing the typewriter, where Rawlings did most of her writing.

Typewriter that was used by Rawlings to write books such as South Moon Under, The Yearling, and The Sojourner.

Rawlings had a bed on the veranda.

Chair on the veranda.

Living room.

The Rawlings farmhouse consisted of three structures connected by screened porches for ventilation.


Sewing machine.

Bath tub.

Back porch along the kitchen.

View of the kitchen where Rawlings would prepare meals from homegrown fruits and vegetables.

View of the stove showing a kettle and various pots.

View of a kitchen table.

Kitchen sink.

Ice chest on the back porch.


Kitchen cabinet.

Corn husk broom.

Display case of Marjorie Rawling's books.

A Buick like the one owned by Marjorie Rawlings.

The Rawlings barn was reconstructed in 1990.

Barn interior.

Barn interior.


Rusted bell.

A tenant house has been moved to the Rawlings State Park and restored to its 1930s appearance.


Historical marker which reads, "It is necessary to leave the impersonal highway, to step inside the rusty gate and close it behind. One is now inside the orange grove out of one world and in the mysterious heart of another. And after long years of spiritual homelessness, of nostalgia, here is that mystic loveliness of childhood again. Here is home."

Citrus grove.

Historical marker which reads, "Down through the west grove which is the house grove, is the hammock on the shore of Orange lake that has been from the beginning a true retreat. I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to."

Gate to the citrus grove.

Nature trail.

Nature trail.

Wooden bench on the nature trail.


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