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The Edward Gorey House

The Edward Gorey House’s vision is to preserve the legacy of Edward Gorey, educate the public of his artistry and create the next generation of his fans. 

Its mission is to celebrate and preserve the life and works of Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. In honor of his legacy, The House, owned and lived in by Gorey himself, displays his diverse and extraordinary talents and reflects his distinct personality. The House also honors Gorey's passion and concern for animals, raising awareness about local and national animal welfare issues. As a dedicated commemoration to Gorey, the House strives to educate and inspire its visitors, offering a unique introduction to Edward Gorey, the artist and person.