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1897 Poe House

206 Bradford Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5404
+1 910-486-1330
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very nice

it was a good stop to see something historic, the ladies working there were very nice and... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2016
Kara D
Grasonville, Maryland
Nice little slice of HIstory

The Victorian period in history is so fascinating because of the changes happening in the world... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2016
Hagerstown, Maryland
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206 Bradford Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5404
+1 910-486-1330
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

it was a good stop to see something historic, the ladies working there were very nice and informative. I enjoyed it there and the setting is beautiful.

Thank Kara D
Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Victorian period in history is so fascinating because of the changes happening in the world. This house is wonderfully preserved with artifacts (things as simple as school work from the children that lived in the house in the early 1900's) that make it a...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed March 18, 2016

I loved seeing how people used to live. They have great events and very friendly and knowledgable staff.

Thank Britney G
Reviewed March 5, 2016

A blast from the past, went here back in Decemeber, it is a great way to step back in time and see how things used to be. Whether you are a history buff or someone who is interested in the past, this is a great...More

1  Thank StephanieSelene
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice free attraction! We went on an open house day, so some volunteers told us more about the house than others. It was fun to explore and there were free cookies as part of their Christmas celebration! We saw the Victorian singers sing...More

Thank Kait C
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

It was such a treat to visit the Poe House. It is attached to a museum next door and the tours of the museum and the Poe house are free and full of copious amounts of historical information. The Poe Josie tour guide we had...More

3  Thank TravelLoverJohnson
Reviewed December 15, 2015

We saw the Coventry Carolers perform, dressed in Victorian costumes and then toured the house. It was a great experience. this place is a little hidden gem inside downtown Fayetteville!

Thank Ginnynotjenny
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Was surprised did not do my home work thought this was the author. So glad our tour stopped here, Our guide real loves her job. Made it fun and very interesting at the same time. Just a donation is asked. Well worth the time.

2  Thank Dolores W
Reviewed August 12, 2015

We found this museum looking through points of interest in fayetteville...what an excellent find. The house was beautiful. Although it was lived in until 1988, it has been restored to it's original state. The young woman, I believe her name was Abby, who conducted the...More

2  Thank rosemaryn806
Reviewed August 6, 2015

What a fun piece of history tucked away right here in Fayetteville, and it's free! Wonderful tour with a very knowledgeable guide who was able to share so many tidbits of information and answer all of our questions. I'm not sure that this would interest...More

2  Thank vsl7
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January 13, 2017|
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Response from Rachael M | Reviewed this property |
It is not THE Edgar Allen Poe's house.
March 7, 2016|
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Response from Ginnynotjenny | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. I don't recall seeing an elevator for the second floor... There may have been wheelchair ramp around the back of the house though to see the first floor.
October 8, 2015|
Response from Trishdolce |
There was no mention of the house being haunted.