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Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan Poe

 
 
Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 26, 2008
1. Original Burial Place of Edgar Allan Poe Marker
Inscription.
From
October 9, 1849
until
November 17, 1875

Mrs. Maria Glemm, his mother-in-law, lies upon his right and Virginia Poe, his wife, upon his left, under the monument erected to him in this cemetery.
 
Location. 39° 17.387′ N, 76° 37.388′ 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. Among Family: Poe’s Original Burial Place (here, next to this marker); Dugan-Hollins Family Vault (a few steps from this marker); A Beloved General (a few steps from this marker); Monumental Lives (a few steps from this marker); Fame, Fortune and Financial Scandal (a few steps from this marker); Believe it or Not (a few steps from this marker); A Swashbuckling Merchant (a few steps from this marker); James McHenry (within shouting distance of this marker); James McHenry, M.D.
Among Family and Original Burial Place markers image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Among Family and Original Burial Place markers
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Mother’s Grief (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); Infusing Style and Sophistication: (within shouting distance of this marker); “…a truly affectionate wife” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gilmors (within shouting distance of this marker); Final Rest (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sleep of Young Innocents (within shouting distance of this marker); An 18th-Century Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); John McDonogh (within shouting distance of this marker); The McDonoghs of Baltimore (within shouting distance of this marker); Westminster Hall & Burying Ground: (within shouting distance of this marker); Westminster Church and Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); A Monument to the Memory of Edgar Allan Poe (within shouting distance of this marker); A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe (within shouting distance of this marker); Poe’s Baltimore (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 1,795 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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