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
( Will Mickens House )