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Celebration to honor Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 125th Birthday

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Flyer with information on the MK Rawlings Birthday event. Includes a photo of the author and a decorated cake

Special event at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park in Cross Creek, in southeast Alachua County. Refreshments with cake and mango ice cream, live music, dedication of the ADA accessible trail with quotation signs by the author, and a video interview with Claude Jarmon, Jr., who was the child actor who portrayed “Jody” in the 1946 film “The Yearling.” Sponsored by the State Park with the Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm. Held outdoors around the historic home that is a National Historic Landmark.

Event is free with paid park admission ($3 per vehicle).


August 7
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
18700 South CR 325
Hawthorne, FL 32640 United States
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