“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” — Edgar Allan Poe
Excerpts from our July session of the Virginia Poe Bicentennial Discussion Series. The strange after-lives of Edgar & Virginia Poe, plus rites and traditional feminine in 19th century America. If you enjoy this presentation, look for more sessions in this year’s poetical series from Poe Baltimore. Overview: Enrica Jang, Director of The Edgar Allan Poe […]
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The hidden her-stories of the women in the Poe family, including a Revolutionary War patriot, and how a mother’s love changed literary history. Act I The Life of Elizabeth Cairnes Poe, Matron & Patriot J. Scott Watkins appears as David Poe Sr., Revolutionary War hero and patriot at the battle of North Point in the […]
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Grave-side chat with J. Scott Watkins, Living History Performer and descendent of the Westminster sextons who buried Edgar and Virginia Poe–several times! We talk about the Poe family’s Revolutionary War history, then share what to expect for “MOTHER: Hidden Her-stories of the Women in the Poe Family” our May session of the Virginia Poe Bicentennial […]
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