Edgar Allen Poe House
Photo courtesy of NPS

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and full of genius, Edgar Allen Poe’s writing has engaged readers all over the globe.

The six years Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive.
Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife’s tuberculosis.

In Poe’s humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe’s astonishing creativity.

Friday - Sunday
9 a.m. - Noon , 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

532 North 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
United States


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