Park Events

Basement of Edgar Allan Poe House showing staircase and false chimney.
Be sure to visit the basement of the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. It very closely resembles the basement described in Poe's gruesome story, "The Black Cat."

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Women's History: Women in the Life of Edgar Allan Poe

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, March 12 & 13, 2016
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, 532 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Cost: FREE

Join a ranger in a special tour of the Edgar Allan Poe house that explores the women in Poe's life. Discover how the women in his life, from his youth until his untimely death, influenced him in both his personal and professional career as a writer. See our Calendar of Events for more information (1 hour).
 

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Mailing Address:

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

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone:

(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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