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Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial

Westminster Cemetery on the southeast corner of Fayette and Greene sts., Baltimore, MD 21201-1768
+1 410-706-2072
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Interesting little cemetary, especially if you like history.

Very interesting place to visit. Besides Edgar Allen Poe's two gravesites (his original and the one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DeeAnnB
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
Well maintained graves of Poe and family

Make certain to walk behind the church to see Poe's original grave and that of his grandfather. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mikefromgeorgia
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Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
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Burial site of the famous author.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Westminster Cemetery on the southeast corner of Fayette and Greene sts., Baltimore, MD 21201-1768
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting place to visit. Besides Edgar Allen Poe's two gravesites (his original and the one he was moved to) there are other people of historical interest laid to rest in the cemetary. However, what interested me most was the architecture of the vaults with...More

Thank DeeAnnB
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make certain to walk behind the church to see Poe's original grave and that of his grandfather. The current graves of Poe, his wife Virginia and mother-in-law Maria are very easily accessible in the right-hand corner of the front of the cemetery and can be...More

Thank mikefromgeorgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a nice stop to pop in and see Poes grave and others buried there...you can walk all around and go around the church and theres more to see.

Thank slayer84
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful visit.The tour guide was amazing and we learned a lot about the journey of this legendary man. There are 2 tombstones

Thank Dominic B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy visiting old cemeteries, this is a great one! Poe is there (of course), but so are heroes from the War of 1812 -- including the namesake of Fort McHenry.

Thank Jim A
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This was a cool glimpse into historical cemeteries. It was worth the visit. There are other markers around, so you can feel the histort.

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A few classmates and I decided to use our lunch hour to visit the grave of Poe and we were so happy we did. If you take the time to read the grave and those around him, you'll discover some mysteries about Poe that you...More

Thank Queen14259
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I loved being able to visit this little grave yard. There are two Poe graves and lots of information about him. There are also informational markers about other famous folks buried there.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It was an interesting visit and fun to see where the famous poet is buried. Parking is available, but very expensive.

Thank Maggie M
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re a fan of Poe and or history this is a great place to visit. There are lots of graves that are interesting to read about and influential people. Great place to visit if you’re a fan of history. Very interesting and was easy...More

Thank shelly953
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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
10 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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