Venue Details

21 Star Starred
Gore Place
Between Richgrain and Lawndale 52 Gore Street Waltham, MA 02453
781-894-2798
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I would recommend bringing a flashlight. It's dark walking up to the mansion and also wear flat shoes.
Gore Place Evening Tours info Sep 23 2013 star this tip starred
luckyredtail
The weather was warm summer evening. I wore light clothes as it was warm in the house..
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Reviews & Ratings

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
73 events
56 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

I was pleasantly surprised.

The actor assumed the role of Edgar Allen Poe as he read four of the writer's stories in his one hour performance. Approximately, 100 attended the event, and the location in the Gore mansion in Waltham was...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
73 events
56 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 11 2014

It is an unusual experience. I recommend attending this event f you are looking for something different, you like Edgar Allen Poe, and you live in the MW area. The fee is reasonable and you don't have to pay for parking as you would for a...continued

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17 events
12 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 14 2012

The performer was great and the performance was very interesting!

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Website

http://www.goreplace.org/poe.htm

Description

Waltham native and independent scholar Rob Velella has made it his stated goal to “…do nothing less than bring 19th-century writers back from the dead.” Using first-person, in-character interpretation, Rob portrays the young Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne and, of course, Edgar A. Poe.

With its lofty ceiling, marble floors and beautiful decor, the Great Hall of the 1806 Gore mansion will provide the perfect setting for these spooky tales. What better way to spend a winter’s eve?

This event is recommended for those ages 16 and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: Gore Place

Gore Place Society's mission is to preserve and promote the 1806 estate of Christopher and Rebecca Gore as a unique educational resource to inspire an appreciation of early 19th-century America.