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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site For Kids

On-site activities include exploring our traveling trunk, trying on 19th century clothing, solve puzzles and finding hidden clues throughout our exhibits and Poe's home. You never know what you'll discover at the Edgar Allan Poe National National Historic Site.

Junior Ranger Program

Ask for the Junior Ranger Activity booklet at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. Use your junior detective skills to find clues and learn about the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe. Upon completion you will receive an official Jr. Ranger certificate and badge.!

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Maine Puffins
Maine Puffins


Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.