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The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

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The Poe Museum began over a century ago when Edgar Allan Poe collector and researcher James Howard Whitty and a group of literary enthusiasts met in Poe’s hometown of Richmond, Virginia to create the state’s first monument to a writer.

Today, the Poe Museum boasts the most comprehensive collection of Poe-related artifacts and provides numerous events, programs, and resources to scholars and guests around the world.

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Literary Art

Upcoming Events

Birthday Bash - A Toast to Poe
1/19 7pm

As all good things must come to an end, celebrate the final day of our Birthday Bash festivities with a toast to Edgar Allan Poe! We will livestream the...

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