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Photos from: Connecting legendary novelist to Hoodsport

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The Gateway Inn and Cabins in Hoodsport during the 1930s was the spring and summer headquarters for Ed Ricketts, a marine biologist and one of John Steinbeck's best friends. He was the inspiration for the character "Doc" in Steinbeck's novel "Cannery Row."

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