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“Nice Tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of 1897 Poe House

1897 Poe House
206 Bradford Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5404
(910) 486-1330
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Fayetteville
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums
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North Bay, Canada
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“Nice Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

What a great find! Wonderful tour, informative guide and it's FREE! Beautifully restored house and you can take pictures. Tours are given on the hour but you must go through to the museum beside first.
Do be aware that this is not Edgar Allan Poe the author.
We enjoyed every minute.

Visited May 2014
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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30 attraction reviews
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“Perfect for a Lazy Day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The 1897 Poe House is a perfect stop for the local adventurer. The tour was quiet and personal since very few people come to visit. The historic house is maintained by a non-profit and most of the tour guides are volunteers. Even though they are young, they have a good knowledge of the house and provide a good look into turn of the century life. If your into photography this is a perfect opportunity to get some interesting shots. And its completely free! Great Travels.

Visited March 2014
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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“Poe House”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The Poe House is truly a hidden treasure in the Fayetteville area. The restoration of the building is top of the line. The tour guide gave the impression that the Poe family had just stepped out for a little while and we welcome guests there. I would recommend Poe House as a destination and not simply a side trip.

Visited January 2014
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“A Delightful Step Back in Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The 1897 Poe House was part of the Museum of The Cape Fear historical complex. The house (no relation to the poet) was wonderfully restored and gave an interesting peek into what life was like back at the turn of the 20th century. The tour guide made the tour especially entertaining.

Visited December 2013
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“Excellent Restoration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The house has been restored to the late 1800s and is marvelous. Full of furniture and artifacts, some actually belonged to the Poes. Tour guide was smart, friendly, and engaging. The period Christmas decorations were beautiful. Tours are usually 3 times per day so be sure to check the times on the website. Note about access: some areas are not wheelchair accessable.

Visited November 2013
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