January 19, 2017 all-day

Edgar Allen PoeJan 19, 1809. American poet and story writer, called “America’s most famous man of letters.” Born at Boston, MA, he was orphaned in dire poverty in 1811 and was raised by Virginia merchant John Allan. In 1836 he married his 13-year-old cousin, Virginia Clemm. A magazine editor of note, he is best remembered for his poetry (especially “The Raven”) and for his tales of suspense. Died at Baltimore, MD, Oct 7, 1849.

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