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Glen Ellen in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jack London Ranch

 
 
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By Erik Christeson, PGP NSGW, September 26, 2016
1. Jack London Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Jack London, noted writer, traveler and lecturer, occupied these premises from 1905 to 1916. Born San Francisco, January 12, 1876, died here November 22, 1916

“The Valley of the Moon” one of his best known books, is descriptive of this valley
 
Erected 1940 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 12, 1876.
 
Location. 38° 21.38′ N, 122° 32.502′ W. Marker is in Glen Ellen, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from London Ranch Road. From the parking lot, head up the path to the house. The marker is along the path a short distance from the lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen CA 95442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jack London Historical State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Horse Power and Manure (approx. ¼ mile away); Jack London Had A Dream (approx. ¼ mile away); Jack London experimented

Jack London Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, PGP NSGW, September 26, 2016
2. Jack London Ranch Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Jack and Charmian London Entertained Here (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Winery (approx. 0.3 miles away); "We live in a beautiful part of the country." (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eucalyptus - The Cash Crop that Failed (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Ellen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2021, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2021, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the ranch building if still standing. • Can you help?

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Dec. 1, 2021