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Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial

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Fascinating old graveyard with interesting facts .

Church built over graveyard . Look for the McHenry grave and info . Best to study a little Poe... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nan S
Savannah, Georgia
Fascinating History!

Our thanks to Doors Open Baltimore for the opportunity to tour Westminster Hall Burying Ground and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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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 3 days ago

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

Thank Nan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool to learn about things I'd not heard or read of before. The staff is incredibly kind and very welcoming of questions and sharing information.

Thank phillybull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This graveyard was really cool to visit, aside from Poe's grave. It is very peaceful and quaint and well kept. Poe's family grave is right at the front of the graveyard and easy to find. A great way to pay homage to the writer and...More

1  Thank schmayla98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very old cemetery with some very interesting grave sites. A grave for Edgar Allen Poe and his wife and daughter is right inside the gate. His original grave is also marked behind the church.

1  Thank William L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a history buff this is interesting. It was a stretch for me to spend 10 minutes. But I am a fan so it was cool that I stopped by. It’s a small cemetery in the middle of the city. Unfortunately, the city isn’t...More

Thank ThreeZy
Reviewed 5 September 2018

What can I say...it's a cemetery. Poe's grave is right inside the gate, so you can see it even if the cemetery is locked. Be sure to follow the brick path around toward the back. Turn right at the end of the path to see...More

Thank Two2FortheRoad
Reviewed 5 September 2018

During our visit to Baltimore we decided to visit this historic grave site and I'm glad we did so I can say we say it. The cemetery is very old and not kept up too well and it's located next to a building. There are...More

Thank MichaelLong1963
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Poe is buried at a small church yard near Lexington Market. There are actually two graves, the earlier is smaller at the back of the lot, don't miss it.

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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
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.
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.