BALTIMORE (WJZ)–A tradition that many thought was “nevermore,” but on Saturday the mysterious Poe Toaster returns to Baltimore.

Crowds caught a first–and last–glimpse of the new toaster during a birthday tribute to Edgar Allen Poe.

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The tradition dates back to the 1940’s when a dark figure would lay three roses and a bottle of cognac at Poe’s grave on his birthday.

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But back in 2009 the mysterious person disappeared.

So the Maryland Historic Society and Poe Baltimore held a competition to find a new Poe Toaster.

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And keeping the tradition, this man’s true identity is still a mystery.