160 Years After Mysterious Death, Edgar Allan Poe Gets Proper Funeral

Just 160 years after he died, Edgar Allan Poe is finally getting a funeral befitting one of America's greatest writers. Already, a pine casket has been visited by hundreds, and visitors have peered inside to see a surprisingly dead-looking replica of Poe. And today the master of macabre, known for his poem "The Raven," will get not one, but two funeral services. "This is our chance to make amends for what wasn't done in 1849," says Jeff Jerome, the curator of Baltimore's Poe House and Museum....Full Story
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