Talk: "A Cryptic Legacy - Crosswords and the Puzzling Mind of Edgar Allan Poe"

Fee: Free.

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, 532 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Dates & Times

Date:

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time:

1:00 PM

Duration:

1 hour

Type of Event

Talk

Description

Ciphers and puzzles fascinated Poe, occasionally surfacing in his writings.  Popular forms of brainteasers were developed since his lifetime, and one of the best known forms today is the crossword puzzle.  Come join us for a discussion led by crossword puzzle creator Evan Binholz.  Evan's handiwork has appeared in such papers as the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Reservation or Registration: No