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.
"I had walled the monster up within the tomb!"
In the Mind of Poe - Friday, October 27
Take a haunting literary tour through Edgar Allan Poe's house on the evening of October 27.
Last updated: October 7, 2017