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Poe Park

Grand Concourse bet. E. 192 St. and E. K

Bronx

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Opened in 1902, the park was named after famous American poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), who rented its white farmhouse, now known as Poe Cottage, for $100 a year from 1846 to 1849.

Built in 1812, it was here Poe wrote “The Bells,” “Eureka,” and “Annabel Lee,” while living with his wife Virginia. 

The cottage was originally located near the intersection of Kingsbridge Road and Valentine Avenue, but was moved in 1913, about 450 feet north of its original location, before opening to the public November 5, 1913. 

Events

Story Time With Arts & Crafts

Enjoy listening to stories or poems, followed by arts & crafts activity related to the readings. For 6 months...

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Poe Park Weather

  • Sun
    Heavy Rain
    84°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    85°F
  • Tue
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    90°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    86°F

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