Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Address:PO Box 280
Danville, CA 94526

Phone:925-838-0249
Fax:925-838-9471
Web: www.nps.gov/euon/
Size: 13 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 12, 1976.
Location:Near Danville, California. From San Francisco/Oakland area take I-80 to CA 24, then south on I-680 to Danville; from San Jose take I-680 north to Danville.
Facilities:Visitor center.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours. Plays are presented in the old barn twice a year by the Eugene O'Neill Foundation in the spring and fall.
Special Features:Tao House was built for Eugene O'Neill, who lived here from 1937 to 1944. Several of his best known plays, including The Iceman Cometh, Long Day's Journey Into Night, and A Moon for the Misbegotten were written here. The site is preserved as a memorial to the playwright.

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