Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1906/04/18 Jack London Journalist 5:15 AM Jack and Charmian London are routed out of bed at their Glen Ellen ranch Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
1911/00/00 Albert Farr Architect Albert Farr begins designing of The Big House for Jack London
1913/07/00 Jack London Owner The Big House is nearly complete
1913/08/23 The Big House, nicknamed by friends "Wolf House", burns down.
1916/11/22 Jack London Died Jack London dies in the sleeping porch of Winery Cottage

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Particulars for Jack London State Historical Park:
Criteria Consideration Birth place or grave
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Graves, burials
Area of Significance Literature
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Historic Use Single dwelling
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: London, Jack, Ranch
Registry Address: 0.4 mi. W of Glen Ellen in Jack London Historical State Park
Registry Number: 66000240
Resource Type: Building
Owner: State
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 39
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Literature
Applicable Criteria: Person
Criteria Consideration: Birth place or grave
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Associated People: London,Jack
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Graves, burials
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Museum Park

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