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A cute bit of histiry

This is little more than just an old cabin that now serves as a bar. It was a favorite hangout of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MikeyBoy1951
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Healdsburg, California
For All Fans

For any and all fans of Jack London's, this is a must see. It is also a good visit for kids to see... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
jo9bloe
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Oakland, California
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Jack London's Yukon home during the winter of 1897-98.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average35%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Oakland, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is little more than just an old cabin that now serves as a bar. It was a favorite hangout of Jack London's for many years. There are a few trick passageways inside so expect to have someone sneak through one to surprise you.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

For any and all fans of Jack London's, this is a must see. It is also a good visit for kids to see how people lived in byegone days. It only takes about 10 minutes - if that, so plan to take a peek when...More

Thank jo9bloe
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I used to find it strange that this cabin was located here on Jack London Square until I learned the history of it. Jack London, a famous writer, traveled to the wilds of Yukon Territory to prospect for gold during the Klondike Gold Rush of...More

Thank Infodiva415
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I wouldn't make a point of going to the waterfront just for the Jack London history as it's a bit dull though interesting, Strolling the waterfront and stopping for a meal, made it more worthwhile, but for London buffs a must. And, there's a giant...More

Thank Barnetjb123
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

of historical merit. if you like the works of jack London and know a bit about his life, then this musty old cabin is worth about 10 minutes of your time if you happen to be near the port of oakland

Thank SabaTata11
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's small, it's locked (no way to get inside) and to me, the most shocking thing was to see that cabin from Alaska under massive palm trees - that makes it look completely out of place.

1  Thank heckfy
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Tiny, tiny, tiny log cabin. Moved here from the Alaska to show the place where Jack London lived. Just don't plan your whole visit around it, as it just takes a peek to see the whole thing!

Thank deboraflowers
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have visited this particular cabin a few times. The cabin itself is really quite small. Its actually smaller than the picture! However, it is a local/tourist/historical curiosity point and should be visited whenever someone tours the Jack London Square. Keep in mind that despite...More

1  Thank Troy W
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Basic log cabin with a windowless locked door to peer through to the empty interior. Descriptive sign on outside wall and on rock beside building. Pretty ho-hum...

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Jack London Square has few things worth seeing the Jack London cabin is one of them. It is really interesting and does seem a little odd that they dropped a real historic cabin in the middle of a marina. Look one way, cabin. The other...More

Thank Mishholtz
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