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The Grave in the Woods

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The Grave in the Woods

If you ever go to Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, be prepared for a hike. You might think going in that everything to see is close to the parking lot, but that is a LIE…and God help you if it’s hot outside AND you’re attempting to herd a reluctant three-year-old from Point A to Point B.

This is not to say that the park wasn’t cool. It was. There are several things to see there, including:

The House of Happy Walls: Jack London never lived in the house; his wife built it after he died. However, it’s home to many of the amazing items they collected during their world travels, as well as London’s books and essays.

The ruins of Wolf House: Hit up my Pinterest board for a picture. A couple of weeks before the Londons were supposed to move into their brand-new, massive 15,000 square…

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