Poe Park: a hauntingly beautiful Bronx escape

Lifestyle Travel
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The Bronx offers a glimpse into the life and mind of a literary legend at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage. This tiny, 19th-century home served as Poe’s residence for a brief period. The famous American poet rented this cottage for $100 a year from 1846 to 1849. Explore the restored rooms, furnished in period style, and imagine the writer crafting his macabre masterpieces here.

The surrounding Poe Park adds to the experience, with its many winding paths and haunting beauty. A visit here ignites the imagination and offers a deeper appreciation for Poe’s enduring works. Don’t miss the free guided tours!

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