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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
The life and work of Edgar Allan Рое, one of Americas most gifted authors, are explored in a three-building complex at 532 N. 7th Street, where he lived from 1843 to 1844. The site was authorized on November 10, 1978.
WHAT TO SEE & DO
Touring unfurnished home, viewing exhibits, watching slide presentation. Facilities: Sales area. Programs & Events: Ranger-guided and self-guided home tours. Edgar Allan Poe's literary legacy tours, Poetry Month (Apr.). Tips & Hints: Busiest Aug. and Oct., least crowded Jan. and Feb.
FEES & HOURS
Free. Site open Wed.-Sun. 9-5.
HOW TO GET THERE
At 532 N. 7th St., 2 mi from the visitor center at the Independence National Historical Park (see separate entry). Closest airport: Philadelphia.
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site (532 N. 7th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123, tel. 215/597-8780, fax 215/597-1901). Independence Visitors Center (6th and Market Sts., tel. 215/965-7676).
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