Poe Cottage

poe cottagePoe Cottage was the last home of the great American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). Poe lived there from 1846 to 1849, and during that time he wrote many poems, including “The Bells,” “Eureka,” and “Annabel Lee.” After Poe’s death , the house passed through many hands until 1913, when the City of New York purchased it. Opened as a museum in 1917, it is maintained as a memorial to Poe with period furniture and exhibits on the writer, his life and times.

Location:
2640 Grand Concourse at Kingsbridge Road, Bronx

Directions:
Bus: Bx1, Bx2, Bx9, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34
Subway: BD  to Kingsbridge Road

More: http://bronxhistoricalsociety.org/poe-cottage/

Nearby Places of Interest:
St. James Park
Fordham University Rose Hill Campus
New York Botanical Gardens
Bronx Zoo
Bronx



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