The home of Edgar Allan Poe shut its doors last year. But this weekend, visitors are getting a sneak peek of the refurbished national treasure.
Vandals have made off with wooden steps that once lead to the front door of Edgar Allan Poe’s Baltimore home and also scribbled on the door of the home.
It was too valuable to lose. The historic Edgar Allan Poe House was in danger of closing for good, but the landmark has a revival plan in the works and it comes on the anniversary of the writer’s death.
The city of Baltimore has turned over control of the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum to a nearby railroad museum.
Protecting a landmark. On the 162nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death, there is a nationwide effort to save his West Baltimore home.
An animal rights group is offering to help out the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, which has been cut off financially by the city of Baltimore.
Baltimore has cut off funding for the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, one of the strongest links between the literary icon and the city that claims him as its own.