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Chilling Creekside in Florida Cracker Country
« on: April 30, 2016, 03:00:02 PM »
Chilling Creekside in Florida Cracker Country



Life in Cross Creek  looks, sounds and feels like something in a storybook. Just southeast of Gainesville is the same Florida scrub country American literary figure Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote about in Cross Creek and Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Yearling.

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Re: Chilling Creekside in Florida Cracker Country
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2016, 09:25:53 PM »

Modern day folks in the area successfully pushed back Jax/Tampa Toll Road. Governor Martinez era.
(The tail of the Toll Road whipped back to Clay & St Johns; the 1973 concept at one time glared down on Alachua County, morphed to present day First Coast Beltway)

My Mom had friends who lived in a tree house at the Cross Creek area.