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Zane Grey Museum

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135 Scenic Dr, Lackawaxen, PA 18435-9787
+1 570-685-4871
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PART OF UPPER DELAWARE SCENIC & RECREATIONAL RIVER NPS UNIT

We’ve been here before. During a long drive heading back to New England from a trip to Baltimore... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2014
Maurene_K
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Dover, New Hampshire
Unexpected museum

Great place to spend a half hour and learn about the author. Run by the Park Service, admission is... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2014
Randy C
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Austin, Texas
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135 Scenic Dr, Lackawaxen, PA 18435-9787
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Reviewed October 5, 2014

We’ve been here before. During a long drive heading back to New England from a trip to Baltimore for the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key’s writing of the lyrics to the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” we detoured for an overnight in Budd Lake, NJ near...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great place to spend a half hour and learn about the author. Run by the Park Service, admission is free.

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Reviewed September 16, 2014

The house is now a museum managed by the National Park Service. Zane Grey's study is still there, furnished, to see. Some good exhibits and a nice little book/museum store. No admission, thus worth a visit if you are anywhere close.

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Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is the actual building and Zane's actual study where he wrote his early works. I sat on the front porch looking over the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers and imagined that 100 years ago Zane and his friends sat in the same spot and discussed...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2014

A nice little museum that touches on the life of the famous western novelist, Zane Grey. The museum was his original home during his younger years and early the early part of his marriage. There are a lot of interesting artifacts from his life, including...More

Thank Jeremy R
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

This river view summer house is where Zane Grey loved to come to relax, fish and let his creative juices flow from his mind onto his legal pads. They have a brief history of his life which encompassed his training as a dentist, his early...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Went to this museum 15 years ago. Didn't realize how many places Zane Grey visited and summered. We knew he was from Ohio(Zanesville) but had no idea he was in this area and spent some time down near our house in NJ. Interesting pictures and...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

I realy enjoy his books on fishing and he was a real pioneer in this sport. He wrote a long time ago and he is a great writer. This is a real nice little stop. Take a walk across the street and see where the...More

Thank John NJ H
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Delightful small museum in a beautiful setting. The gentleman at the desk was very knowledgeable and added a lot of insight into Zane Grey's life. The town of Lackawaxen is not a hot spot, but if you find yourself in the Upper Delaware River with...More

Thank CNK_1
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Visited on June 21st. Interesting to learn about him. May even read some of his books - never knew he wrote anything but Westerns.. Pretty area.

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Yes it is, the Lumberland/Highland/Forestburg NY area(other side of the river from Lackawaxen) is renowned as the winter home of the American Eagle. In particular, the Mongaup Falls Reservoir, in Forestburg, NY, has a... More
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On weekends. It is best to call ahead just in case there is inclement weather.
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