Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia for around six years, and he spent his last year in the city living in this red brick building with his wife, Virginia, and his mother-in-law, Maria Clemm. Of Poe's several homes in Philadelphia, only this one survives. Today, it is admiinistered by the National Park Service. Visitors can tour the three-story home, which includes exhibits on Poe's family and literary life and a theater showing a short film on the author.
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