The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is located at 532 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. It sits in an urban area served by Interstates 95 and 676. On- street parking is usually available near the site. The site is also easily accessible by public transportation. See the directions web page for more information.
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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.