The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum (pictured above), 203 N. Amity St., is open this weekend for Poe’s 205th birthday (Jan. 19). The museum is open 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jan. 18-19; admission is free, but donations are encouraged. For more information about the event, go to poeinbaltimore.org.
Westminster Hall and Burial Ground, 519 W. Fayette St., is also hosting a birthday event, starting at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. There will be readings, period costumes and more at Poe’s gravesite.
To commemorate the master of macabre’s birthday, we rounded up Poe sites around Baltimore. We included the historic spots (Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, Westminster Hall and Burial Ground), as well as some current-day places with Poe connections (Annabel Lee Tavern, Enoch Pratt Free Library).
Explore our interactive map to tour Edgar Allan Poe sites around Baltimore.