Curriculum Materials

Our Teachers' Handbook was developed to provide teachers with supplemental information to be used in their classes. We hope you find it a valuable resource to you and your class. Feel free to download or review the Teachers' Handbook online. We encourage you to e-mail your comments to us.

Additional materials

"Defamation of Poe's Character"

"Poe's Death"

"Science Fiction Pioneer"

"Poe Invents the Modern Detective Story"

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

c/o Independence National Historical Park
143 S. 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


(215) 965-2305
This phone number rings up the Independence Visitor Center, open 7 days a week. To phone the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site directly, call 215-597-8780, Friday through Sunday from 9am to 12noon, and 1pm to 5pm.

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