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Alaska's here

Here is the cabin that Jack London lived in while he was in Alaska and now resides in Jack London... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GlobalGypsy_13
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San Diego, California
Half here and half in Yukon

We learned from our walking tour guide that Oakland and the Yukon shared Jack London's cabin. Half... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Alexandra T
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Murrieta, California
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Jack London's Yukon home during the winter of 1897-98.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here is the cabin that Jack London lived in while he was in Alaska and now resides in Jack London Square.. It's very small and not open; however, the plaque on the front explains its brief history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Just the other side of this historical landmark is a bar where Jack himself bellied up to the bar! Grab a cold brew and take in the history!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Big1Tex
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Stop on by if you are in Jack London and if you like history and Jack London. Take time to read the bronze plaques, and then walk a few more paces and get a beer at Heinholds.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bobby59
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We learned from our walking tour guide that Oakland and the Yukon shared Jack London's cabin. Half of the original logs were used to create the cabin in Oakland and the other half in the Yukon where Jack London spent a lot of time writing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Greetings remember reading about Jack London, when you were a child. one can appreciate visiting this

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

this relocated cabin is interesting for its historical value but it is just a small cabin in an area of restaurants and bars worth a look if you are already there

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alameagirl
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It sits in the middle of the square and is an interesting place to see. A bit disappointing but also interesting that it is partially real and another part of is is elsewhere (I think I read Canada). A few minutes and done!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donald W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Unless you are a real Jack London fan, or already in Jack London Square, this is not likely worth a special trip there. A small prospectors cabin was brought from Alaska and rebuilt here. You can peek inside. Not a lot to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beowulf1944
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Oakland has their claim on Jack London, even naming its port area after him. There are a number of signs about Jack London, and it is claimed that this is part of a cabin from Alaska used by Jack London. Combined, the signs create an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bart J
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The one thing that we noticed immediately is the entry through a low door into a low ceiling and darkened tiny bar. The home of Jack London is now a well-trafficked historical sight of the famous author. Stay for a drink or not, but at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bill s
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