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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edgar Allen Poe

1809 - 1949

 

— Richmond —

 
Edgar Allen Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Edgar Allen Poe Marker
Inscription.  "The Dark Genius," Poe is among America's best poets and the originator of the American short story, both of which he elevated to art forms. He penned such literary classics as "The Raven," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.491′ N, 75° 58.449′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Pacific Avenue just south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George C. Marshall (here, next to this marker); Tom Wolfe (here, next to this marker); Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (here, next to this marker); William Clark (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith
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(here, next to this marker); James Monroe (here, next to this marker); Katie Couric (here, next to this marker); John Tyler (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 6, 2021