Described as horrifying, mystifying, and full of genius, Poe’s writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife’s tuberculosis. In Poe’s humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe’s astonishing creativity.
"I had walled the monster up within the tomb!"
Women's History Month Tour
Join a ranger for a special house tour that examines the women in Edgar Allan Poe's life, Sundays, March 5 & 26, 2017 at 1:00pm.