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The cottage is small. It does not have a lot of the poet's things and furniture but I had always wanted to visit. I took an eleven year old and she loved it. The bed in one of the rooms is the actual bed that...More
Our family visited Edgar Allan Poe's cottage earlier today and had a wonderful experience. Glen, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable about Poe's life and patiently answered all of our questions. We not only learned a lot about this esteemed American literary figure, but had...More
We truly enjoyed the visit and the docent who presents a talk about Poe and his life and last years. It was a fascinating experience, fun, interesting, and off beat. Afterwards, we had a nice meal in a restaurant called Corkies, down the street that...More
Glenn gave us an insightful and approachable tour of the life and works of E A Poe. His passion for the cottage and Poe is contagious, holding our attention throughout the time we spent there, (longer than planned). This cottage is a treasure - an...More
Thought we'd spend a few minutes looking around, but ended up spending much longer. Greg, the cottage's attendant, is wonderful--knowledgable and entertaining. He knows history, Poe, the Bronx, Baltimore, sports. Fascinating tales for old and young. We stopped in to the Poe Park Visitors Center...More
I must admit, I've lived in NY my entire life and this was my first time visiting the cottage. It was interesting and something different to do. Our tour guide Alex was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made the visit even more pleasant.
This cottage where Poe wrote some of his most famous works gives a hint of the world he lived in. Well worth the trip to see it and the host there has a great deal of passion for both the site and the neighbourhood.
The house is quite small but has a very special atmosphere. It is really worth a visit if you want to feel what it was like to live in the 19. century. The guide is very knowledgeable and knows how to make a presentation, too....More