Westminster Burial Ground,
519 W. Fayette St. The final resting place of the poet, his cousin/wife Virginia, and his aunt/mother-in-law Maria Clemm, guided tours of this Gothic church and its graveyard/catacombs can be arranged by calling 410-706-2072. westminsterhall.org.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. The Pratt boasts a special collection of Poe memorabilia including locks of hair from Poe and his wife, rare images, correspondence, and even a piece of wood from his casket.
Corner of Maryland Ave. and W. Mount Royal Ave. Dedicated in 1921, this statue of a pensive Poe by American sculptor Sir Moses Jacob Ezekiel presides over the plaza at the University of Baltimore’s Law School.
11 E. Mulberry St. On October 7, 1833, critics met here to pick the winners of the Baltimore Saturday Visiter’s literary contest. Poe’s short story “MS. Found in a Bottle” won the $50 prize for fiction, and his poem “The Coliseum” placed second in the poetry contest.
Washington University Hospital,
100 N. Broadway After being found in a state of delirium on the streets of Baltimore, the writer was taken here for medical care. He died on October 7, 1849, of unknown causes.
The Horse You Came in On Saloon,1626 Thames St. “Poe” one out for good old Eddie Al at this Fells Point bar, said to be the poet’s last known stop before his disappearance and death. thehorsebaltimore.com.
Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum,
203 N. Amity St. Poe’s humble abode from 1833-1835, the museum will host an open house January 17-18. Its governing nonprofit, Poe Baltimore, will hold other Poe-related birthday events throughout January, too. poeinbaltimore.org