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Address: 325 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4431
Phone Number: (860) 443-0051
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Wonderful to walk the house that led O'Neill to write Long Day's Journey Into Night!

We stopped here on the way back, and was shocked so few people were in attendance at our only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. The lovely house is right across from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stopped here on the way back, and was shocked so few people were in attendance at our only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. The lovely house is right across from the bay and the guide, Mary (appropriately), ushered us into to view a short video on O'Neill and then took us on a guided tour of the... More 

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Gales Ferry, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Open only for limited hours and days, but well worth a visit. The scene of several great Eugene O'Neil's plays and his boyhood summer home. Owned by the O'Neil Theater Center and staffed by knowledgeable guides. A real treat for theater buffs.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Being in the cottage where America's best playwright lived as a boy was sensational. This house was the scene of America's best play, Long Days Journey Into Night.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We drove an hour to get to the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London. Their website states that the hours are Thur - Sat 12pm - 4pm, Sun 1pm - 4 pm. Through Labor Day. Today is Friday, August 23rd and the weekend before Labor Day. We arrived at 12:25 pm and the place was closed. No sign posting any... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My husband and I teach English so we always hit literary attractions. This is the childhood home of Eugene O'Neill. It is a "must see" for anyone who enjoys his works.

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