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Nov 18

Cross Roads

Cross Roads: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Norton S. Baskin in Unguarded Moments was performed Friday, Oct. 18 in Gainesville.  Actors from A Classic Theatre in St. Augustine portrayed Marjorie and Norton.  Deborah Dickey wrote and directed the play.

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Nov 18

Park guests

Each month, mover 1,000 guests visit the park.¬† Some come from as far as China, Belgium, France, as well as Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Florida. Guests comments include: “Dream come true.” “The Yearling was the first book I read. I was six years old. Cried at the end.” “Beautiful, we enjoyed it. A step back […]

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Nov 18

Volunteer Honored

Sheila Holloway, MKR Tour Guide, was recently awarded the coveted Public Service Award at the Statewide Park Manager/Citizen Support Organization Meeting in Tampa. Sheila was recognized for her thirty plus years of work with the Florida Park Service and her dedication to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park. Sheila, without fail, goes above and beyond […]

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Oct 03

Jim Stephens Tour of Antioch Cemetery

Many of the Cross Creek, Florida friends Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote about in her book “Cross Creek” are buried in the Antioch Cemetery near Island Grove, FL just east of Cross Creek. James M. Stephens has written what he thinks many of those friends would say about themselves and their relationship with the late Pulitzer-Prize-winning […]

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