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“Two more NPS gems -- a site and a ranger”

Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Danville
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Owner description: The home of playwright Eugene O'Neill is open to the public for tours.
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Ranger Tad's (sp?) dedication to this site made this more than an educational experience. Learning the many facts would have interesting enough, but his telling of the story was heartfelt as well as expert.

Thank cleichhorn
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Reviewed 6 March 2013

I grow up in the area and had never been to the house. Starting with the ride up to the property, the trip was entertaining. Exploring the house with the guides in different areas was very informative and it is nicely preserved. The view from the property is wonderful and you can image what it was like before the surrounding development. Thanks to the National Park for taking care of our past.

Thank vab1122
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

A shuttle bus takes you from downtown Danville to the house. No cost for the bus or visit. A friendly ranger was there to answer any questions about Eugene O'Neill. The home has a fantastic view of the whole valley!!

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

You must make reservations, and while some may see this as inconvenient, I do not. You meet the shuttle transportation at the San Ramon VAlley Museum where there is lots of FREE parking. The shuttle drives you to the site, lets you off and the ranger meets you and begins the tour. We were the only ones there that day--though there were six scheduled. We had the place to ourselves. The tour was fascinating and gave us a real look into O'Neill's life and work here. Also, a look back at the valley 80 years ago. If you're interested in art, architecture, literature or local history, you must go!

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Reviewed 11 June 2012

the tour guide was excellent. we throughly enjoyed leaning the history of O'Neill and tour his home.

Thank martinos5
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