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Poe & Doyle: Victorian Crime Fiction

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In partnership with the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, Hower House Museum explores the invention of the detective through fiction. Learn about how Edgar Allan Poe created the contemporary conventions of mystery writing and about how Arthur Conan Doyle developed those techniques to create Sherlock Holmes. This exhibit explores the minds of the authors as well as the contexts that created the demand and public interest in crime writing.

Last tour starts at 2pm
Please call 330.972.6909 to RSVP or if you have any questions.