Poeiana – Birthday Celebrations/Playing cards/Doré

Good information and I appreciate my friend Herbphilly for allowing me to re-post these notices.

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:18 AM, “herbphilly@aol.com” <herbphilly@aol.com> wrote:


Two events for Poe’s 205th birthday

“Poe for Know-it-alls”
Saturday, January 18, 2014, 1:30 pm

Come take a free tour of Poe’s Philadelphia home, followed by a quiz (similar to Jeopardy – Je-Poedy?). Come and learn or come to impress your friends and make the Park Ranger look dumb. Win priceless prizes!

Free! Space is limited. 1:30 Saturday January 18th. Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site; 532 North Seventh Street Philadelphia.

“By Reason of Insanity”
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 1:30 pm

A helpless old man has been murdered in his bed. Helen has been caught and admits to the deed. Her lawyer insists that they should plead “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity”. Helen cannot understand why her lawyer calls the murder an act of insanity. Strangely, her testimony seems to have been lifted right out of Poe’s story “Tell-Tale Heart”. Justice demands that this murderer face a jury. Will you come and help decide Helen’s fate?

The trial commences at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 19 at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site at 532 North Seventh Street (Seventh and Spring Garden Streets), Philadelphia.

The event is free, space is limited. (See Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Facebook page for more information.)

About Ric Ben-Safed

Technical and Freelance Writer, degrees in History,Psychology, and Master's in Social Policy and Planning. written hundreds of reports in regard to mental health, major research in genealogy and genetic genealogy as well as local history. I try to be and Independent leaning Libertarian but also like the cooperative anarchist ideas of L.Neil Smith, Murray Rombard, J. Neil Schulman. Fascinated by (Philadelphians, George Lippard ( 1830-1854). Gothic & City Noir, appreciate the Mystics of Philadelphia Mystic Johaness Kelpius (1667-1708), even "God may be a Verb!).
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