Note: Our site is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Maximum number of 25 students per program during the months of January and February.
1. Poe's Life, Literature, and Legacy
Students explore interactive exhibits that reveal Poe's many literary interests and his influence on other writers and artists. Students view an 8-minute biography. Students join a park ranger on a visit through Poe's home focusing on his life, literary accomplishments and legacy.
Program length: 1 hour
Program times: 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Maximum group size: 50 students
2. Poe in Philadelphia
A curriculum-based program which includes the elements of "Poe's, Life, Literature, and Legacy" with a fun, interactive game based on "Jeopardy." Students work in teams to use the knowledge they have gained from their class work and visit to compete for educational prizes.
Recommended for middle school level students.
Program length: 1 ½ hours
Program times: 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Maximum group size 25 students
Reservations must be requested at least two weeks in advance of date requested. To make a reservation please complete the WORD form and email it to Joanne_Schillizzi@nps.gov
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Tips for filling out the Application Form:
- Save the WORD Document form to your computer
- Fill it out electronically and save your work
- Attach the completed form to an email