The Historic Small Town In Florida That Was Home To Zora Neale Hurston Once Upon A Time
Located in Orange County, Florida, the historic town of Eatonville sits just a handful of miles north of Orlando. But what many people don’t know about this small, significant town is that it was the hometown of one of the most prolific writers of her time – Zora Neale Hurston. While Hurston wasn’t born in Eatonville, she did grow up here. Check out why the home of author Zora Neale Hurston still honors her to this very day.
Have you ever visited Eatonville, Florida before? Did you know that it was the home of author Zora Neale Hurston? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section! Or if you’re looking for more information about this small town, check out the Town of Eatonville website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.