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Lord Baltimore Hotel ghost hunt yields panoply of paranormal activity

The Lord Baltimore Hotel is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl with a red ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) As the raven flies, the Edgar Allan Poe House sits a mere mile away from the Lord […]

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Lord Baltimore Hotel ghost hunt yields panoply of paranormal activity

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The Lord Baltimore Hotel is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl with a red ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) As the raven flies, the Edgar Allan Poe House sits a mere mile away from the Lord […]

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Edgar Allan Poe and King Ludwig II portrait

In 1882 the American journalist and writer Lew Vanderpoole requested an audience of King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886), because he needed the king's help for the settlement of

Faux Poe: Everything about this picture is wrong. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Poe Toaster redux: It’s all about the money

Faux Poe ~ What's wrong with this picture? (Anthony C. Hayes) The plan recently announced by the Maryland Historical Society to “revitalize” the Poe Toaster is an appallingly bad idea. MHS,

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Baltimore’s love affair with Edgar Allan Poe (Part Two)

Flowers for Poe (Lauren Molander) The second of a two-part interview with Poe scholar Richard Kopley October 7 marks 166 years since the death of beloved Master of Horror, Edgar Allan

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Poe Society holds annual lecture at new location

Scott Chancellor presenting his take on Pym at the 93rd Annual Commemorative Edgar Allan Poe Lecture. Edgar Allan Poe – arguably the greatest writer in American history – died and

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Vincent van Gogh and the ‘Roderick Usher’ Syndrome

In a recent article it was argued that Edgar Allan Poe and his wife Virginia suffered from chronic poisoning by illuminating gas, when they lived in New York City

Poe's grave in Baltimore (Anthony C. Hayes)

Edgar Allan Poe’s Baltimore

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from the new book, Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore. The book, with text by author David F. Gaylin (produced in partnership

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Edgar Allan Poe’s vehement year in New York: Was he poisoned?

During his life Edgar Allan Poe lived twice in New York City. The second time, from April 1844 till May 1846, brought him great successes, but also many problems

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Edgar Allan Poe: London’s claim on Baltimore’s greatest poet

Stoke Newington - Old Rectory (Public Domain) During Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial in 2009, a great debate raged between partisans in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore over which city had the

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Edgar Allan Poe and his mysterious writings    

Editor's Note: This essay first appeared on MysteriousWritings.com. It is published with permission. The American poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the most influential writer in modern literature. Since

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