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Antioch Cemetery: Remembering Marjorie and her Friends

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Antioch Cemetery

23808 SE 189 Avenue

Hawthorne, FL 32640

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Join Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings expert Jim Stephens for a reprise of his very successful tour of Antioch Cemetery, the resting place of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Norton Baskin (her second husband) and many of the characters in Rawlings' Cross Creek. Jim is the author of the Cross Creek Reader's Guide: An Illustrated Quick-Reference Guide to Cross Creek. His goal in writing the Guide was to "further your love and enjoyment of this unique person and her marvelous contributions to Florida literature." The tour will further the same goal.

Following the tour of the cemetery, tour members will drive to the Island Grove Wine Company for lunch. (Please select a deli or a veggie lunch.) A winery tour is included after lunch for those who wish to participate.

Transportation to the cemetery and to the Wine Company is not provided. Directions to the cemetery from Island Grove are noted below -- all tour members with their tickets are expected to meet at the cemetery at 12 noon on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

This event is part of "Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the publication of Cross Creek and Cross Creek Cookery" and is sponsored by the Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm, Inc.

Directions to the Antioch Cemetery from Island Grove, Florida:
-Go East on SW 219 Ave. for .1 of a mile
-Continue straight on SE 219 Ave. for 1.4 miles
-Turn left on SE 225 Dr., a dirt road
-Continue for 1.8 miles (seems longer)
-Turn right onto SE 189 Ave.
-Antioch Cemetery is on your left .1 of a mile
-Park in the grass on the right of the road




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