According to her biographer, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings had two secret life time dreams: one was to win the Nobel Prize for literature and the other was to have a rose named after her. Silverthorne adds that although “neither of these dreams came true, they illuminate the things that were important to her.” This year, one of these dreams did come true when two Florida Southern College professors...
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
The park grounds are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Visitors may walk the grounds and view the structures, garden, trails and groves every day, but access inside the historic house is by guided tour only.
Guided tours are available from October through July, from Thursday through Sunday except for Christmas and Thanksgiving days, at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
The park admission fee is $3.00 per group in one vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay the fee; correct change is needed.
Guided tours of the Rawlings’s home:
$3.00 per adult; $2.00 for children, ages 6 to12; children ages 5 and under are free