About Us

 Our Mission

As a Citizen Support Organization, the Friends of the Farm work in cooperation with staff of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park.

  • We help preserve the memory and times of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings through appropriate interpretation and programming.
  • ​We help meet the varied needs of visitors to the Farm.
  • We strive to preserve the serene atmoshpere of the Farm.
  • ​We plan and document our efforts to help maintain the Farm in an historically accurate manner.
  • ​We support the staff and the mission of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park through diligent conservation, maintenance, preservation, and restoration efforts.

 Become A Member Of The Friends

By joining the Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm, Inc., you become a member of a hard-working organization that is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the natural and cultural resources at the Marjorie Rawlings Cross Creek Farm.

Membership benefits include:

  • A Quarterly Newsletter With Farm News
  • Invitation to Special Events, Field Trips, Meetings, and Programs
  • Information about work projects & volunteer activities that you can follow or participate in

Your Membership Dollars Will:

  • Help care for the historic farmyard and buildings
  • Enhance interpretation for visitors, students, and teh community
  • Contribute to special preservation and research projects at the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park

2017 Board of Directors


Barbara Wingo
Vice President: 
Elaine Carson Spencer
Anne Pierce
Murray Laurie

  CSO Board of Directors

Mickey Angell

Angel Kwolek-Folland

Murray Laurie

Anne Pierce

Neal and Elaine Spencer

Florence Turcotte

Barbara Wingo

  Resource Advisory Members

Sheila Barnes

Dan Cantliffe

Roy Hunt

Michaelyn Luttge

Jim Stephens

Kay Williams

Newsletter Editor:  
Elaine Carson Spencer