Armchair Travel to The Poe Museum

Without leaving Sioux Falls, area residents can visit the Richmond, Virginia, museum dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe, author of The Raven and The Fall of the House of Usher. The live video chat will take place Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at Siouxland Libraries Oak View Branch, 3700 East Third Street.

The museum, which is housed in the “Old Stone House” built in the 1740s, holds one of the world’s largest collections of Poe’s original manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia, and personal belongings. It also provides an overview of early 19th century Richmond where the writer lived and worked. 

To guarantee your seat, registration is required at or call 367-8060. If you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation as a courtesy to those on the wait-list.

For more information, please call Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library (367-8700) or visit

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations Office at 605‑367‑8745 (voice), 605-367-7039 (TTY), or at least 72 hours before the event. 

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