• Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe 1848

    Edgar Allan Poe

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Frequently Asked Questions

Was Poe an alcoholic, drug addict and/or insane?

Check out the evidence for yourself in "The Defamation of Poe's Character."

Do we need reservations?
We recommend that schools, classes and/or groups make a reservation prior to their visit. Reservations are required for groups. You do not need to make a reservation for individuals and or families.

Where is Poe buried?

Baltimore, MD

Did he marry his cousin?


Did You Know?

Trees outside Poe House with spring blossoms.

Poe defined poetry as “the rhythmical creation of beauty”.