Category Archives: Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Bus Tour with David Keltz

Annabel Lee Tavern Saturday, October 6, 2012 You’re either on the bus or off the bus. And, if you’re an Edgar Allan Poe fan, you had to be on the bus that left the Annabel Lee Tavern at 2 … Continue reading

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Is the Edgar Allan Poe House haunted?

By Anthony C. Hayes (Baltimore Post-Examiner, 5/11/2012) Jeff Jerome is often asked if he’s ever spent a night in The Edgar Allan Poe House. His answer has always been a whimsical, “No.” But any lingering regrets on the part of … Continue reading

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Plug Uglies: The Gang with Their Own City

By Nick Dupree (, 4/11/2012) “…The Plug Uglies grew and grew to be the most powerful and feared club of nativist thugs in history, the term “plug ugly” itself becoming genericized to mean any such stovepipe hat-wearing street tough. While … Continue reading

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Toasting Poe’s (203rd) Birthday

by Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude, 1/22/2012) Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) The Poe Toaster may no longer raise a glass of cognac in salute and place three roses on his Westminster Church gravesite, but Edgar … Continue reading

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