Poe Toaster


Poe Fans Call An End To ‘Toaster’ Tradition

Edgar Allan Poe fans waited long past a midnight dreary, but it appears the annual visits to the writer’s grave in Baltimore by a mysterious figure called the “Poe Toaster” shall occur nevermore.


(credit: prattlibrary.org)

Poe Fans Holding Last Vigil For Mysterious Visitor

After two no-shows, fans of gothic writer Edgar Allan Poe are planning a possible final vigil Wednesday night in Baltimore to watch for the mysterious visitor who for decades had visited Poe’s grave on the author’s birthday.



Poe Fans Plan Last Vigil For Mystery Visitor

Is the “Poe Toaster” nevermore?



Will The Poe Toaster Make His Pilgrimage?

Will he or won’t he? That is the question as we get ready to mark the birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is buried at Westminster Hall graveyard. Each year, on this night, a mystery person has left roses and cognac at Poe’s grave.


Edgar Allan Poe is possibly Maryland’s most famous poet. (Credit: poets.org)

No-Show Doesn’t Deter Poe Fans From Annual Ritual

Fans of American writer Edgar Allan Poe are heading to Baltimore again this year to see if they can catch a glimpse of the shadowy figure known only as the “Poe toaster” — even though the mystery man was a no-show last year.