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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

Color of Comics Exhibition

The Color of Comics exhibition, curated by Ray Felix, showcases the private art collections from artist, Ray...

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Poe Park Weather

  • Thu
    Areas Fog then Partly Sunny
    65°F
  • Fri
    Chance Rain and Areas Fog
    59°F
  • Sat
    Drizzle
    59°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    47°F

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