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Mealtime in Poe's Era: Free House Tours

Sunday, October 13, 2013

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

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With his ailing wife Virginia confined to her bed and his writing consuming his rare free moments, how did Edgar Allan Poe make sure that his family was well fed?  On your tour of Poe Cottage, you'll hear about new technologies that east food preparation and daily life in the mid-19th century.  An assortment of fall festival treats will be available throughout the weekend while supplies last.


Edgar Allen Poe Cottage in Poe Park
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Historic House Trust

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(718) 881-8900


Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Food

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