Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
1897 Poe House
Built in 1897 by Fayetteville businessman E. A. Poe and his wife, Josephine, the house is part of the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex. It is representative of upper-middle-class homes of the period. Tours offer a glimpse of life in the early twentieth century and the social and economic changes that defined the era.
Erected by Museum of the Cape Fear.
Location. 35° 3.255′ N, 78° 53.552′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Bradford Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the Museum of the Cape Fear, 801 Arsenal Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arsenal (a few steps from this marker); Arsenal Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Arsenal Park (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Arsenal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) (about 500 feet away); The "Ghost" Tower (about 600 feet away); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (about 600 feet away); U.S. Arsenal (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . . 1897 Poe House. (Submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
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