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Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum

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  • Poe house to close Friday, hopefully temporarily

    Poe house to close Friday, hopefully temporarily
    Baltimore's beleaguered Edgar Allan Poe House will be shutting its doors Friday, with plans to reopen in 2013 under the auspices of a nonprofit group hoping to increase attendance and make the city landmark self-sufficient. The house, which normally...
  • Poe House in transition

    Poe House in transition
    Edgar Allan Poe was possibly the most original literary talent ever to reside in Baltimore, and his death here, in 1849, at the age of 40 left an indelible mark on the city. Today, the house on North Amity Street, west of downtown, where the writer...
  • Poe House bids farewell — for now

    Poe House bids farewell — for now
    Hearing that Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House was about to shut its doors, Connecticut graduate student Brooke Duffy jumped on a bus and headed south Friday morning. "It just really surprised me that the city would have cut off funding for something...
  • Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects

    Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects
    Hurry up and finish, willya? That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open. Some...
  • Poe Museum could reopen in fall

    Poe Museum could reopen in fall
    The one-time home of Edgar Allan Poe could reopen for visitors as soon as this autumn, according to one of the people in charge of running the tourist attraction. "Though we're still in the early stages, things are picking up steam," said Mark Redfield,...
  • Community column, Havre de Grace, celebrating Dr. King's birthday, and others

    Coming up dear readers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
  • Poe House reopening planned for October

    Poe House reopening planned for October
    Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum should reopen Oct. 4, the group responsible for making it profitable announced this week. "That's the official goal. That's the date," said Baltimore-based actor and author Mark Redfield, vice president of Poe...
  • Poe House vandalized while closed during transition

    Poe House vandalized while closed during transition
    The historic Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore, which lost its longtime curator and was shuttered in September amid an operational reorganization, has in the last month been defaced by graffiti and robbed of its wooden front steps, according...
  • Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House gets revival plan

    Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House gets revival plan
    The financially troubled Edgar Allan Poe House got a lifeline from the city of Baltimore this week,  raising hope that the now-closed historic site can be saved. The city agreed to pay the B&O Railroad Museum $180,000 to develop a plan for the  home/...
  • Street by street, new police commissioner is learning Baltimore

    Street by street, new police commissioner is learning Baltimore
    A group of children play ball in the courtyard after dark as Anthony W. Batts walks through a high-crime West Baltimore public housing project wrapped around the Edgar Allan Poe House. It's quiet here, with an officer permanently stationed on-site, but...
  • City preservationists summoned to closed-door meeting

    Members of Baltimore's historic preservation commission have been summoned to a closed-door meeting Monday at which, some preservationists say, the board members will be asked to oust the commission's director. Board members and preservationists say...