Quoth the Raven "Take a tour!" Download Edgar Allan Poe house information card lots of quick Poe facts & info (pdf DOWNLOAD to Print out or to a smart Phone)
Google maps location
Westbound by car: After crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge - stay in the right hand lane and exit at the traffic light (this becomes 7th Street). Follow 7th Street to Spring Garden Street. From the Walt Whitman Bridge, take I-95 North exit (and follow Northbound instructions below.)
Northbound by car: via I-95 - Exit at "Independence Hall/Historic Area". At bottom of ramp turn left at traffic light onto Delaware Avenue (some sections are named "Columbus Ave.") to Spring Garden Street (about 1.5 miles). Turn left on Spring Garden Street and proceed to 7th Street.
Southbound by car, via I-95 - Use "Independence Hall/Historic Area" exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp turn right onto Callowhill Street. Follow Callowhill to 7th Street. Turn right on 7th and proceed to Spring Garden Street.
From Seventh Street: Take SEPTA bus Route 47. Get off at Green Street (one block above Spring Garden Street)across from Poe House.
SEPTA Market-Frankford Elevated Train (Blue Line): Take Blue Line elevated train to eastbound from 2nd, 5th, or 8th Street stations. Get off at Spring Garden Station. Walk five blocks to Seventh Street.
Did You Know?
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.