“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” — Edgar Allan Poe

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10 Things to know about Poe Fest International, plus 2021 FAQs
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10 Things to know about Poe Fest International, plus 2021 FAQs

Our list of 10 Things to Know About Poe Fest International. Plus, Qs about parking, host hotel, and safety protocols for those traveling to Baltimore? Check out our updated Frequently Asked Questions page!

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2021 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards
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2021 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards

Poe Fest International returns to Poe House, October 2 & 3, 2021! Ticketed event details at PoeFestInternational.Eventbrite.com. Poe Baltimore invites you to darken Poe’s chamber door at the fourth annual International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards, October 2 & 3, 2021. This FREE, two-day outdoor event will feature Poe-themed performances, art, vendors and food,

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COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 7/29/2021)
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COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 7/29/2021)

Poe Baltimore has implemented the following procedures to keep house operations ongoing and safe. We ask for your patience and compliance for your own safety as well as for our staff and volunteers.

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COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 5/1/2021)
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COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 5/1/2021)

Effective immediately, Poe Baltimore will implement the following procedures to keep house operations ongoing and safe. We ask for your patience and compliance for your own safety as well as for our staff and volunteers.

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2020 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival Program, Streaming Live October 3 & 4!
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2020 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival Program, Streaming Live October 3 & 4!

The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards is streaming LIVE the weekend of October 3 & 4th, commemorating the 171st anniversary of Poe’s Death in Baltimore. Watch for FREE on Facebook & YouTube Live.

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Poe Baltimore Recipient of Maryland Humanities CARES Act Emergency Grant
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Poe Baltimore Recipient of Maryland Humanities CARES Act Emergency Grant

Due to the COVID-19 Health Emergency, The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum suffered closure for several months earlier in the year. Like many other organization, Poe suffered a devastating loss in operating and programming funds due to this loss of revenue. For this reason, Poe Baltimore is grateful to be one of 100 recipients

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Black Lives Matter
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Black Lives Matter

As good stewards of history, we must be uncompromising about the truth: about Poe, about ourselves, and about our American story.

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Working Together to Keep Poe House Open (online)
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Working Together to Keep Poe House Open (online)

Nevertheless, in this mansion of gloom I now proposed to myself a sojourn of some weeks. Edgar A. Poe Hello and dreary tidings to our Poe family, near and far. We hope all are sheltered safely. Despite this terrible pandemic, technology allows us to stay connected to one another. Poe Baltimore wishes to remain with

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POE HOUSE TEMPORARILY CLOSED, COVID-19 Response (as of 4/2/2020)
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POE HOUSE TEMPORARILY CLOSED, COVID-19 Response (as of 4/2/2020)

To preserve public safety in response to COVID-19 (aka Corona Virus), and by order of the State of Maryland, The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum mirrors State and City Government protocols. To that end, Poe House is CLOSED to visitors for the month of April. Poe Baltimore is offering free remote tours via web

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