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A tiny Alaskan cabin under palm trees

It's small, it's locked (no way to get inside) and to me, the most shocking thing was to see that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
heckfy
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Pleasanton, California
Jack London Cabin - a log cabin in the middle of Oakland

Tiny, tiny, tiny log cabin. Moved here from the Alaska to show the place where Jack London lived... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
deboraflowers
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New York City, New York
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Jack London's Yukon home during the winter of 1897-98.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average36%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“quick visit” (3 reviews)
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Oakland, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's small, it's locked (no way to get inside) and to me, the most shocking thing was to see that cabin from Alaska under massive palm trees - that makes it look completely out of place.

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Tiny, tiny, tiny log cabin. Moved here from the Alaska to show the place where Jack London lived. Just don't plan your whole visit around it, as it just takes a peek to see the whole thing!

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I have visited this particular cabin a few times. The cabin itself is really quite small. Its actually smaller than the picture! However, it is a local/tourist/historical curiosity point and should be visited whenever someone tours the Jack London Square. Keep in mind that despite...More

Thank Troy W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Basic log cabin with a windowless locked door to peer through to the empty interior. Descriptive sign on outside wall and on rock beside building. Pretty ho-hum...

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Jack London Square has few things worth seeing the Jack London cabin is one of them. It is really interesting and does seem a little odd that they dropped a real historic cabin in the middle of a marina. Look one way, cabin. The other...More

Thank Mishholtz
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It's right next door to some great restaurants and bars, so if you're in Jack London Square pop by to see it.

Thank GPToak
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It's half of Jack London's cabin. Brought in pieces from Alaska, and half resides in the Yukon, it's set up as if the writer has gone out to check on the sled dogs. No entry, but peek in, then slip over to Jack's port of...More

Thank Burbgal
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is Jack London's Cabin which was moved here to Oakland from Alaska. You can't get inside . there is a small bar with nice outdoor patio right next door. try to go on a sunny day and grab beer, sit next to the cabin...More

Thank Barzin20
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Not worth your time. Not much here. But we do love Jack London Square, not for this cabin. But for the restaurants and shops and the waterfront.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you are a huge Jack London Fannie guess a visit is appropriate. I saw the cabin while walking on The Oakland Estuary. Poked my head in. Yep ,it's a cabin.

Thank Calboy1972
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