Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

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The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site.

"I had walled the monster up within the tomb!"

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and brilliant, Poe's writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife’s illness. In Poe's humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe’s astonishing creativity.

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the site's home page. The site is located in the Poplar neighborhood and is near Northern Liberties.

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