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A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe

 
 
A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 26, 2008
1. A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe Marker
Inscription.
Eternellement Cher Dans les Coeurs
De Ses Amis Francais

This memorial originally in brass, was brought from France by Count F. de Byron-Khun et Prince Edgard de Waldeck under the auspices of the French Literary Society and placed here in the presence of
The French Consul Mr. L. Rabilion
June the 25th, 1921
The memorial was restored by
the Westminster Preservation Trust
and rededicated in the presence of
the French consul, Mr. Raoul Calvignac
April 9, 1986

 
Location. 39° 17.41′ N, 76° 37.417′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Fayette Street and North Greene Street. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Westminster Hall and Burying Ground. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 West Fayette Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 26 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Monument to the Memory of Edgar Allan Poe (here, next to this marker); Poe’s Baltimore (here, next to this marker); Among the Illustrious Men (here, next to this marker); Westminster Hall & Burying Ground: (here, next to this marker); Westminster Church and Cemetery (here, next to this marker); An 18th-Century Burying Ground
Marker is centered, behind Poe's grave image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Marker is centered, behind Poe's grave
(a few steps from this marker); John McDonogh (a few steps from this marker); The McDonoghs of Baltimore (a few steps from this marker); “…a truly affectionate wife” (a few steps from this marker); Final Rest (a few steps from this marker); Building Atop the Burying Ground (a few steps from this marker); The Gilmors (within shouting distance of this marker); Infusing Style and Sophistication: (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sleep of Young Innocents (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); A Mother’s Grief (within shouting distance of this marker); A Swashbuckling Merchant (within shouting distance of this marker); Believe it or Not (within shouting distance of this marker); Fame, Fortune and Financial Scandal (within shouting distance of this marker); Dugan-Hollins Family Vault (within shouting distance of this marker); Monumental Lives (within shouting distance of this marker); James McHenry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernard von Kapff (within shouting distance of this marker); Local Hero, National Leader (within shouting distance of this marker); James McHenry, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Among Family: Poe’s Original Burial Place (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,152 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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