Wednesday, September 13, 2006

California Historical Landmark #743

Jack London
State Historical Park

California State Historical Landmark #743

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This landmark is located in Glen Ellen, California. There are 26 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sonoma County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 21.387 W 122° 32.506

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This is the 'House of Happy Walls,' built in 1919 by Charmian K. London in memory of her husband, renowned author Jack London. Here are housed many of his works and the collection gathered in their travels throughout the world. In 1960 Charmian's house, the ruins of Jack's 'Wolf House,' and his grave were presented to the State by his nephew, Irving Shepard.

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