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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. 

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  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    88°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    90°F
  • Thu
    Chance Thunderstorms
    82°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
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