• Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe 1848

    Edgar Allan Poe

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Accessibility

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The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is only partially accessible.There is a
ramp to gain entrance to the main museum area, which includes exhibits and
the park film.

The film is captioned for the hearing impaired, and audio description is available
for the sight impaired. Audio description is available for the exhibits.

The historic home is not accessible, nor are there any accessible restrooms.

To access the ramp it is recommended that visitors call ahead, (215) 597-8780
as the ramp is located behind a locked fence.
 
 
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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site museum area exhibits
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Did You Know?

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While in the Army, Poe received the highest rank that an enlisted man could achieve: Sergeant Major. Normally it would take 20 years to reach the rank of Sergeant Major; Poe received the rank in 19 months.