Zane Grey Museum, Lackawaxen

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The Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen Township, Pennsylvania, United States, is a former residence of the author Zane Grey and is now maintained as a museum and operated by the National Park Service (NPS). It is located on the upper Delaware River and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It contains many photographs, artworks, books, furnishings, and other objects of interest associated with Grey and his family.

The house was built in two sections, both from designs by Grey. The first was in 1905 by Zane Grey's brother, Romer Carl "Reddy" Grey; the second seven years later by a neighbor, to serve as a writing studio and library after the success of Riders of the Purple Sage. Grey and his wife moved to California so he could work on screenplays in 1918, but Lackawaxen and the house remained one of his favorite places for the rest of his life. It was added to the Register in 1983.

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  • If the doors are locked listen to summary in your car on 530 am .. there was a park ranger at the boat launch that told us about Zane gray as well. Interesting stop before hitting the river for some.....  more »
  • This museum is open May-October. It was Zane Greys home and it very interesting with all his memorabilia and books. His grave is Nextdoor in the cemetery. Robeling bridge is nearby and worth a stop...  more »
  • Near the confluence of the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers sits Zane Grey Museum. A quiet, beautifully maintained home with a lovely view of the river where one can spot bald eagles. I visit authors' around the Northeast, and his is by far is one of the nicest.
  • This is a great place to visit if you're a Zane Grey fan. Lots of info on his life and travels. His original cabin on the Mogollon rim was destroyed in a forest fire, but it has been restored.

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