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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 2019
1/19 12pm

Join the Poe Museum for the world’s largest annual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an entire day of music, performance, tours, and (of course)...

Recent Events

Poe's Pumpkin Patch

10/27/2018

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