See right sidebar for tickets and performance schedule. Baltimore poe house and museum edgar allan poe society. Edgar allan poe 18091849, best known for his gothic tales and poetry, is also credited with inventing the detective story. Poes home has been preserved with much of the exterior and interior original fabric although the house isnt furnished. Edgar allan poe lived with his aunt, maria clemm, and her family in this small duplex on north amity street in baltimore from about 1832 until fall 1835, when he moved to richmond to edit the southern literary messenger. The small unassuming structure, which was opened as a writers house museum in 1949, is a typical row home. The edgar allan poe house and museum is funded, maintained, and interpreted by poe baltimore, a notforprofit organization. Though poe never lived in the building, it serves to commemorate his time living in richmond. Check out the latest the latest in poe research, information about our annual and special events, lectures, and more.
For a second year city leaders have chosen not to subsidize a museum in the tiny house where the impoverished poe lived from around 1833 to. The edgar allan poe museum, or the poe museum, is a museum located in the shockoe bottom neighborhood of richmond, virginia, united states, dedicated to american writer edgar allan poe. View all hotels near edgar allan poe house and museum on tripadvisor. It was designated a national historic landmark in 1972. In poes humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate poes astonishing creativity. Edgar allan poe museum richmond 2020 all you need to. Tony tsendeas, a local actor, portrays poe and manages the house occasionally. On street parking is usually available near the site. Baltimores edgar allan poe house a natl historic landmark is open to. Edgar allan poe museum richmond, virginia wikipedia. Edgar allan poe, whose tales of terror continue to excite readers. The saga of the edgar allan poe house and museum continues. In poe s humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate poe s astonishing creativity. Poe museum collections explore treasures from the poe museum.
Edgar allan poes house on amity street baltimore sun. Edgar allan poe house and museum baltimore 2020 all. Literature lovers and poe enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to poe baltimore, the edgar allan poe house and museum. Please bring a copy of your receipt when you visit the museum so we can confirm your purchase. Edgar allan poe house and museum baltimore all you. The building houses exhibits on poes family and his literary contemporaries, and a theater shows an informative eightminute film. The poe grave and memorial westminster burying ground the site of poes death formerly the washington university hospital, the baltimore city marine hospital, and the church home and hospital. Amity street, was designated a literary landmark sunday january 19, 2020. Poe in baltimore with a chronology the baltimore poe house and museum. Edgar allan poe lived with his aunt, maria clemm, and her family in this small duplex on north amity street in baltimore from about 1832 until fall 1835, when he moved.
Poe s home is in an excellent state of preservation with much of the exterior and interior. Edgar allan poe house and museum baltimore updated. Mhm killing an evening 2019 merchants house museum. Built in baltimore in 1930, the unassuming 5room row house is a shrine to poe, who lived here for two years. The ambiance is amazing and the energy of poe is all about.
Poe house is the first literary landmark in the state of maryland. Edgar allan poe house and museum poe baltimore home. Thank you to all the attendees who made poe fest intl another stunning success. The museum also provides an overview of early 19th century richmond, where po. The edgar allan poe national historic site is open friday through sunday. The poe house and museum in baltimore, maryland, about 1980. Visit the poe museum giftshop for the latest poe memorabilia, including books, tshirts, bobbleheads and more. It sits in an urban area served by interstates 95 and 676. Edgar allan poe house and museum poe baltimore, baltimore, maryland. The baltimore poe house and museum edgar allan poe. The small unassuming structure, which was opened as a writers house museum since 1949, is a typical row home. We celebrate all things poe and literary on this page.
Edgar allan poe was born in fayetteville and, although has the same name as the famous writer of the macabre. See below to learn more about poe s legacy in baltimore. Edgar allan poe national historic site visit philadelphia. The museum holds one of the worlds largest collections of original manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings. Edgar allan poe house in baltimore faces closing the new york.
Apr 01, 2020 the six years edgar allan poe lived in philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Poes home is in an excellent state of preservation with much of the exterior and interior original fabric from the 18331835 period when edgar lived there with his aunt, grandmother and two cousins. The principal administrator of this page is jeff jeromecurator emeritus of the poe house and museu. Now open as a museum, the small unassuming structure is a typical row home, and also houses the edgar allan poe society of baltimore. Baltimores edgar allan poe house a natl historic landmark is open. Media in category edgar allan poe house and museum the following 49 files are in this category, out of 49 total. Carroll county leaders help to dedicate edgar allan poe.
Baltimore knows its poe house is a treasure, but now its. See all 1 edgar allan poe museum tours on tripadvisor. The poe grave and memorial westminster burying ground the site of poes death formerly the washington university hospital, the baltimore city marine hospital, and the. The edgar allan poe house and museum, where the oftenmacabre writer and critic lived for several years during the 1830s, was dedicated jan. Edgar allan poe house and museum baltimore aktuelle. The museum showcases poes daily life and writings he penned in the home, while his grave is at nearby westminster hall. Edgar allan poe house and museum still in poetry foundation. Established in 1972 as a 501c3 nonprofit, educational organization, the poe studies association psa supports the scholarly and informal exchange of information on the life, works, times, and influence of edgar allan poe. The museum, open to visitors thursdays through sundays on a seasonal schedule, is the national historic landmark of the location where edgar allan poe 18091849 lived with his aunt and two of his cousins from 1833 to 1835. Please visit our virtual tour page for more information. The richmond poe museum houses and displays the largest museum collection of poe memorabilia in the world. Basic information edgar allan poe national historic site. In addition, a number of pieces related to poe are exhibited, including glassware and china belonging to john allan poes foster father, a telescope reputedly used by poe, a traveling desk or lap desk and a modest winsor chair that desended through the family of poes uncle, henry herring, and. A national association representing libraries is honoring the edgar allan poe.
Plan your trip in advance and purchase tickets below. House and museum the baltimore home where poe stayed from 1831 to 1835 with his aunt maria clemm and her daughter, poes cousin and future wife virginia, is now a museum. Edgar allan poe museum richmond, virginia duration. We recommend booking edgar allan poe museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. United for libraries to designate the edgar allan poe. Although the house lacks furniture, possibly due to poe selling it to finance his move to new york, the film, exhibits and tour make the trip very worthwhile. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. The bronx county historical society bchs1639 20200205t15. Mar 26, 2020 the edgar allan poe house, a national historic landmark, is open every thursday to sunday 11am to 3. Buy museum tickets buy tickets edgar allan poe museum.
January 19, 1809 october 7, 1849 was an american writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. The 1897 poe house is so named because it was built in the year 1897 and it was the home of the poe family. Edgar allan poe house and museum, baltimore roadtrippers. The site is also easily accessible by public transportation. The dedication ceremony commenced in honor of the author and poets 211th birthday.
A national association representing libraries is honoring the edgar allan poe house and museum in baltimore. The six years edgar allan poe lived in philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. The baltimore poe house and museum is located at 203 amity street in west baltimore. Edgar allan poe house in baltimore faces closing the new. Edgar allan poe house and museum baltimore 2020 all you. Edgar allan poe house in baltimore named literary landmark. Follow poe baltimore on facebook and join our mailing list for the latest from poe baltimore. Yet poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wifes illness. Edgar allan poe house and museum wikimedia commons. The refurbished national historic landmark, where poe lived from 1833 to 1835, is open thursday. The edgar allan poe house and museum, located at 203 amity st. Located in an unassuming row of houses, watch for the signs out front indicating that youve arrived.
A historic setting for your historic occasion the 1897 poe house was home to the e. The deed of the house is in the name of josephine montague poe, originally from wake county, who married edgar allan poe in 1880. Guided tours are offered daily at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm, and are free with museum admission. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. The edgar allan poe house is open thursday through sunday from 11 a. See below to learn more about poes legacy in baltimore. The edgar allan poe house and museum, located at 203 north amity st.1622 841 575 1091 732 168 459 441 1558 1549 48 338 1656 1458 1264 295 1635 202 711 976 919 765 1347 1381 731 573 1336 1352 1441 1088 1582 593 1200 359 458 285 962 840 986 155 841 507 857 502 1010