• Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe 1848

    Edgar Allan Poe

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Suggested Reading

The following brochures focus on a specific element of Poe's life and legacy.

"The Defamation of Poe's Character"

"Poe Invents the Modern Detective Story""

Philadelphia Through Poe's Eyes"

"Science Fiction Pioneer"

"Poe's Death"

Did You Know?

Outside of Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site.

Poe lived in 5 different locations over the six years he spent in Philadelphia.