Poe's wife's grave?

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Does anyone know the location of Virginia's headstone?

-- Anonymous, July 09, 2000


Hi, Elizabeth, Virginia's remains (she was originally buried in New York in 1847) were brought to Baltimore and added to those of Poe and Maria Clemm in 1885.

The Baltimore EA Poe Society has a page with a picture of the memorial.

Their description of the memorial: Poe's full name is given in capital letters on the base. Each of the other sides carries a different inscription: (North side) "Maria Clemm Poe; Born; March 17, 1790; Died; February 16, 1871"; (West side) "Edgar Allan Poe; Born; January 20 [sic], 1809; Died; October 7, 1849"; (South side) "Virginia Clemm Poe; Born; August 15, 1822; Died; January 30, 1847."

-- Anonymous, August 04, 2000

except 1 problem Edgar Allan Poe was born on Jan. 19 not 20

-- Anonymous, December 17, 2002

wow u people r smart, sheesh i feel stupid.

-- Anonymous, March 13, 2003

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