Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, House and Farm Yard

18700 South County Rd. 325, Cross Creek, FL

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Farm Yard is nationally significant in the area of literature as the home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, a leading twentieth-century American writer whose works continue to interest scholars, students, and the general reading public. Rawlings lived in the house from 1928 until her death in 1953. It was here that she wrote all of her major works, including the short stories that first brought her critical acclaim and the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, The Yearling. The property includes the frame house, outbuildings, and citrus grove she described in her lyrical memoir, Cross Creek. The property is nationally significant as the property most closely associated with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s literary career.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, House and Farm Yard is a National Register of Historic Places.

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