Eugene O’Neill

The “Tao House” Of American Author Eugene O’Neill

Author Eugene O’Neill, lived in the “Tao House”, from 1937 to 1944, in Danville, California.

The house was a Chinese themed house with various masks. At the time, Eugene lived in the Chinese themed home with his fourth wife. The Tao House was purchased by the U.S. National Park Service, after the California Historical Landmarks Commission recommended the home to be nominated for the National Register of Historic Places in September 1970.

Author’s Note:

Author Philip Andrew Hamilton visited the Tao House during the Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, on January 25, 2020.