on November 17, 2002
While living in Philadelphia, Poe wrote "The Purloined Letter," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Tell-Tale Heart," among other works. This historical site is on what used to be one of his many homes. None of the furniture remains but they make the best they can with what they know and what they've been able to reconstruct. The staff is very well prepared and completely into his life and work.
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