The Providence Athenaeum
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The Providence Athenaeum was founded in 1836 as an independent, member-supported library open to the public. One of the Athenaeum’s most famous visitors was Edgar Allan Poe. In September of 1848, he traveled to Providence in order to meet and court the wealthy Rhode Island widow, Sarah Helen…
This stunning library is a must-visit. An incredible piece of architecture in the heart of the city with loads of history. Study/work at one of the balcony spots or just walk in to have a look.
One of our favorite spots! This Greek Revival private library is a must-see for academics -- and has some Edgar Allen Poe ties.
The best library in Providence! Great children’s section. Historic building and books, nicest people.
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