Best Poe Attractions in Baltimore

Edgar Allen Poe is a Baltimore staple, an inspiration to writers around the world and one of the most historically captivating part of the city’s past. Here are the best places to get your Poe on.

The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum


via Flickr user myalphalife

His former home can be toured, and the artifacts, like his writing desk and chair, are really cool. Check their schedule, and get ready to dive headfirst into the past of one of America’s greatest.

Find more info here.

Edgar Allan Poe’s Original Burial Site and Memorial Grave


via Flickr user Ray Pennisi

His horror stories and creepy poems are even more unsettling when read at his burial site and memorial grave, both definitely worth checking out. I don’t think there’s a more appropriate spot for a Poe-athon.

Find more info here.

Edgar Allan Poe Statue


via Flickr user Elaine Macintyre

The one in Boston is a shout out to him and “The Raven,” one of his most famous works, and this one is purely an ode to him, and he sits on his thrown as the Godfather of American Short Story Writing (arguably).

Find more info here.

Honorable Mention: Annabel Lee Tavern is Poe-themed and has great good and a ton of beers, wines, and craft cocktails.

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