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Edgar Allan Poe House, Philadelphia

Edgar Allan Poe House - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Edgar Allan Poe House
532 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123Map
+1 215 597 8780
Neighborhood: Northern Liberties

See where the "master of the macabre" penned his American masterpieces. During the six years (1838-1844) that he lived in Philadelphia, Poe wrote and published some of his most groundbreaking tales including: "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Fall of the House of Usher," and "The Tell-Tale Heart." The three-building site creates a sense of literary curiosity. What type of surroundings could have inspired a man to put to paper his morose visions of death and betrayal? Admission is free to the public.

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Edgar Allan Poe House General Information
  • Open Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours, Arts & Museums
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