Tourism Tuesdays: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial
October 28th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial
Where: 515 W Fayette St. Baltimore, MD 21201
“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.” ~Edgar Allen Poe
Did you know that renowned American poet, Edgar Ellen Poe, was one of Baltimore’s most famous residents? If you enjoy Poe’s work, or simply want to venture into history, pay a visit to Edgar Allen Poe’s gravesite and memorial. But don’t forget to bring a penny! Tradition tells that school children started collecting pennies to buy the poet a more proper grave, and since the 1870’s, visitors have been leaving pennies at on the grave to carry on and remember this thoughtful tradition! Find out more here!