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Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial

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history at its best.

Please look for the original grave area located more towards the back. Area of town in kinda sketch... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
PadgetC
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Aiken, South Carolina
Enjoyable stop!

Worth the visit for the history enthusiast. Travel the off beaten path to visit this gem... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vincent W
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Burial site of the famous author.
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Westminster Cemetery on the southeast corner of Fayette and Greene sts., Baltimore, MD 21201-1768
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found a meter parking spot ($1.75 per hour). We stopped by for ten minutes to visit both of Poe's graves. The nicer one he got moved to in the front, as well as his original grave at the back with the rest of his...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Please look for the original grave area located more towards the back. Area of town in kinda sketch but should be ok during day light. Do not advise going alone though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PadgetC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the visit for the history enthusiast. Travel the off beaten path to visit this gem. Surrounded by other timely graves, time stood as the graves aged but everything else built foreword.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vincent W
Reviewed 12 November 2018

It's a spot to see, in an interesting part of the city. Not a lot going on but worth the walk/drive by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed walking through the graveyard and reading some Baltimore history. It was closer to dark when we visited but that added some spookiness. My cell phone did completely drain without any warning so I think it was something drawing energy :)

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank heyrobinson4
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Date of Visit: Saturday, Oct 27th, 2018 This is the final resting place of the famous author - Edgar Allan Poe. If you are a fan of Poe, you will want to visit this site. There are 2 grave sites here at this burying place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is quite an interesting grave with facts about his untimely death. With a guided tour you will hear much about his life and death. It will not take much time to view the grave and hear the story.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arlened585
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Church built over graveyard . Look for the McHenry grave and info . Best to study a little Poe ahead of visit .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nan S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Our thanks to Doors Open Baltimore for the opportunity to tour Westminster Hall Burying Ground and the Catacombs; it has been on our bucket list for a long time. Lucy, our guide, was a wealth of information; all interesting and entertaining. Most people will know...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to get to visit this revered site on the anniversary of his passing. Poe’s works have been instrumental in my life from the time I could read, and Westminster takes the spooky cake.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melanie S
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Alanmflys
27 October 2016|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
I assume the question is What is the address? If so-it is 519 W. Fayette Street
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30 October 2015|
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Response from ttoo | Reviewed this property |
A police officer was closing the gates at 6 pm in the summer to the cemetery and let us in before he locked it.
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Jonna M
9 January 2015|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
It's about 6 blocks and easy to walk.
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