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Jack London's Cabin

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Address: Oakland, CA
Description:

Jack London's Yukon home during the winter of 1897-98.

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A piece of history, right there in front of your eyes!

It was pleasantly shocked to see this, as i was walking past it and it was just sitting right there, it has been there forever of course, and it's just a fantastic little... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 15, 2016
José P
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small log cabin that you can walk around, indulge your imagination of Jack London sitting and writing, and then stroll the rest of the Square's walkways to find the bar or one of the many restaurants to enjoy a good meal and a glass of wine or spirits.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a nice place to scroll and soak up some sun shine in Oakland. There is also a small pub in the area.

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Thank vonholsen
Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

After enjoying the cabin, drive up to Glenn Ellen for a stay at the 'Jack London Lodge'. The chocolate shop is a must along with the terriffic 'Indian' resturant within walking distance.

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Thank mydognipper
San Francisco, California
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

It was pleasantly shocked to see this, as i was walking past it and it was just sitting right there, it has been there forever of course, and it's just a fantastic little find...... Read the author and you will know why it's so greatly significant...... People in the bay area love that Jack lived and work here, and of... More 

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Thank José P
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I believe this is a historical building. Truly a little log cabin with a little bar, meant to serve those in need of little elbow room. Located adjacent to Jack London Square's eateries, it's a novel place to wet your whistle.

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Thank Jimmy D
Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Alright place to visit. I was generally disappointed by the whole of Jack London Square. Mostly just restaurants. All attractions close at 5 pm.

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Thank Chloe N
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

No cost. A small quiet spot right downtown by the water. You can touch it. Walk around the building. You may not enter, but you can see and just wonder how people lived. Great teachable moment for children.

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Thank Rosa B
Oakland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you happen to walk by, take a look in. It's neat that this piece of history and culture exists and is on display. Kids will enjoy peeking in. There's not much to it and it doesn't warrant a special visit.

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Thank NickiandNolan
Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

If you happen to be in Jack London Square take a quick peek at this old cabin of his that was moved log by log from its backwoods home to Oakland and to a location in Canada (not sure if they added logs so each are half old and half new or decreased the size, probably the former.) It looks... More 

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Thank Suzannea2010
Hayward, California, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

A tiny cabin on the modern Jack London Square, this cabin-cum-saloon is a Jack London fan's cup of tea but there is nothing about his history or books at the site. Take a peak when in JL Square, which IS an attraction.

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