The Life and Literary Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe

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History and Genealogy

Age Group:

Everyone ( All Ages )

Program Description


Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month with a program about Edgar Allan Poe! Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Free Library's collections. Learn about Poe's personal life and family, his writings, and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849. View unique artifacts from Poe's life, including manuscripts, letters, and personal items from the library's collections.  


Celebrating America fosters a greater sense and understanding of America's history and Carroll County's important role in that history by joining forces with private and public institutions around the county. For more information about the initiative, visit Carroll County's Celebrating America website.