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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Areas

Independence National Historical Park


Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial


Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site


Local Partners Information Resources

Independence Visitors Center

Knowing Poe

Poe House (Baltimore, MD)

Poe Cottage (Bronx, NY)

Poe Museum (Richmond, VA)

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Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Featured Wildlife
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.