Edgar Allan poe 200 year bicentenniel

Edgar Allan Poe - cartoon portrait

Famed American writer and poet from Richmond Virginia, considered the father of the American short story, beginner of the genres of "detective fiction" and "science fiction."

Though born in Boston, Poe was principally raised in Richmond, though his childhood also included five years in Scotland and in London. The frequent moving seems to have set forward the trend which was followed through the rest of his life

Edgar Allan Poe Links

Edgar Allan Poe Page with Timeline

"The Radical Error" – Hamlet, Shakespeare and the intention of the poet

Michael Deas Poe Postal Service Stamp presentation image, 2009

Edmund Quinn Sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe at the Poe Museum in Richmond VA

Edgar Allan Poe Stamp issue 2009, featuring Michael Deas Poe portrait

The Edgar Allan Poe garden area at the Poe Museum, Richmond VA

Poe Museum complex in Richmond, VA

Elizabeth Arnold Poe, "Eliza" Poe, Edgar's mother, buried at St John's in Richmond VA

Artwork, Edgar Allan Poe drawing

Edgar Allan Poe at Charlottesville Virginia


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