Housed In An Old Military Battery, The Edgar Allan Poe Library In South Carolina Makes Book Worms Swoon

History buffs and literary fans alike will love a visit to the uniquely fun Battery Gadsden on Sullivans Island, where you’ll find the Edgar Allan Poe Library inside a renovated old military battery from the Spanish-American War. Let’s check it out:

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Visit the library’s website to confirm hours before visiting.

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While you’re on a Poe-inspired road trip, don’t leave Sullivans Island without visiting this Edgar Allan Poe-themed restaurant!

Address: 1921 Ion Ave, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482, USA