Rediscover Jack London

Why author London made Sonoma County his home

Jack London didn’t “invent” Sonoma County. However, he chose it as the only permanent home he ever had. So, how did he find this place and what kept him coming back?

Events at Jack London State Historic Park

Mark your calendar for dozens of happenings to enjoy at the Glen Ellen state park, now through the end of this year.

A century later, 'Call of the Wild' author still wowing fans

Jack London still draws ardent fans and scholars whose fascination for his writings, politics and magnetic persona, as well as the many mysteries around his birth, his life and his death can border on obsession.

Sonoma theater first to premiere London novel

In 1941, a parade of celebrities embarked on the small town of Sonoma to see Jack London’s “The Sea Wolf,” come to life at the Sebastiani Theatre.

Follow the footsteps of author London

Ardent followers travel from around the globe to explore the hangouts and environs of the revered writer.

Farming united author London and Burbank

Jack London’s interest in becoming a good farmer led to a friendship with Santa Rosa horticulturist Luther Burbank.

Personal adventures found their way into London’s novels

The many unique adventures in Jack London’s early life enriched his stories and largely shaped the man he became

London’s social and artistic vision relevant today

In our present era undergoing dramatic social change, Jack London’s fight for the working class still rings loud and clear.

London, the Sonoma County storyteller

Jack London's history is experiencing a bit of a revival, with a new generation of scholars examining his life and his work, shining a light on a writer who has not always been taken seriously.

Sonoma County, in author London's words

Famed author Jack London wrote often about his ranch and other Sonoma County locations. Here are a few excerpts about specific places.

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