Tag Archives: Edgar Allan Poe

Death’s Garden: Westminster Church

by E. A. Black I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Edgar Allan Poe has always been my favorite writer. When I was 17 and a junior in high school back in the 1970s, my social studies teacher gave my … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #111: Westminster Hall Burying Ground

Westminster Hall Burying Ground Also known as Westminster Presbyterian Churchyard 519 West Fayette Street at Green Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Telephone: (410) 706-2072 Tours: (410) 706-4128 Founded: 1786 Last burial: 1943 Size: 180 burial plots Open: 8 a.m. to dusk. … Continue reading

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A grave I haven’t visited

I’ve never been to the grave of Edgar Allan Poe, which strikes me as a tragedy. Poe was a huge influence on me. (No surprise, is it?)  I date my love of cemeteries back to his tales of premature burial … Continue reading

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