He died in baltimore while on a trip on october 7 1849. Hours thur fri 10am 3pm sat 10am 4pm sun 1 5pm admission 5 adult 3 for students seniors.
Edgar allan poe lived at 85 west third street in greenwich village from 1844 to the early months of 1846 1 before moving to a cottage in the bronx with his wife and mother in law when his wife s health began to deteriorate.
Edgar allan poe house bronx. Virginia died there on january 30 1847. Built in 1812 it was here poe wrote the bells eureka and annabel lee while living with his wife virginia. Poe wrote the cask of amontillado 2 and revised and published the raven 3 during his time on third street.
Edgar allan poe in the bronx click here to see our covid 19 closure information. Poe park is right outside the station. Opened in 1902 the park was named after famous american poet edgar allan poe 1809 1849 who rented its white farmhouse now known as poe cottage for 100 a year from 1846 to 1849.
It was poe s final home. According to a petition signed by over 70 scholars. Take the train 4 to kingsbridge road in the bronx.
Edgar allan poe lived in the bronx before it was the bronx. This building was saved from demolition in 1941 by the edgar allan poe society of baltimore. Today poe cottage is a museum open to the public.
Directions via google maps. Walk east to grand concourse. 1846 late spring early summer the family moved to fordham village in westchester county to poe cottage today in the bronx and part of new york city since 1874.
The cottage is located across the boulevard on the right. Bchs programming includes talks tours and walking tours which explore the life of poe the history of the cottage. Extended days began in 2017.
The edgar allan poe cottage is the former home of american writer edgar allan poe. He and his wife virginia who was also his cousin yeah you read that right moved to the area in 1846 when it was still known as the. The cottage is a part of the historic house trust listed on the national register of historic places has been administered by the bronx county historical society since 1975 and is believed to have been built in 179.
Reopened the edgar allan poe house on weekends starting in may of 2014. It is located on kingsbridge road and the grand concourse in the fordham neighborhood of the bronx new york a short distance from its original location and is now in the northern part of poe park.