Poe Funeral Re-enactment at the historic Carroll Mansion
About this event:
October 5 & 6th is “Death weekend” in Baltimore, commemorating the 170th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious death in 1849. Visit an interactive art installation at the historic Carroll Mansion, where Poe’s body and casket will lie in state in a re-enactment of the dark and somber day Poe was laid to rest. Then, pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery.
- There are two timed-entry tickets available for Saturday which guarantee admission to this installation, and admission is $20pp.
- Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $25 (tours are every 35 minutes on Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 4PM.)
Your admission includes the funeral re-enactment, candle-light vigil, plus a photography/painting exhibit and vendor room.
Ticket holders receive express entry to Carroll Mansion at their scheduled ticket time. Spaces are limited, so consider reserving today! NOTE: Death and funeral imagery (including body in an open casket), may not be suitable for young children. Viewer discretion advised.
The exhibit is presented by Jericho Vinegar Works et. al. in cooperation with Poe Baltimore and Carroll Museums. This event is made possible by a grant from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority and The Baltimore National Heritage Area.
Special thank to these contributing artists:
- Jericho Vinegar Works (Jennifer and Greg Jericho)
- Christopher Schafer Clothiers
- Michael Davis, Sculptor
- Thomas Brown Woodwright LLC
- Charm City Top Knots
- Crystal Micriotti, photography
Poe enthusiasts take note: The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards is also October 5 & 6, and will take place in front of The Edgar Allan Poe House. Admission is FREE! Visit the festival page for more details. Timed entry to Poe House and other tours also available.