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Thursday, July 18, 2013

a return to Cross Creek ......... 2013

the Florida backwoods homestead bought
by  Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings in July 1928
for $7.400 cash and a $2,000 mortgage.
the house is typical of late 19th century 
Florida 'cracker'  farmhouse style.
the house was a combination of three buildings..
living, dining and sleeping ..
electricity and indoor plumbing added 
during remodeling after purchase
the grounds ( 74 acre grove ) , a tenant house
and barn with an assortment of chickens and ducks
comprise the homestead.

Marjorie Kinnan  Rawlings  House 2013 

the barn is a  1994 replica
of the original

tenant house
( Will Mickens House )