Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (HM5JH)

Location: Charlottesville, VA 22903
Country: United States of America

N 38° 2.133', W 78° 30.312'

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)—writer, poet, andcritic—was born in Boston, Mass. Orphaned at ayoung age, Poe was raised by John and Frances Allan of Richmond. He attended schools inEngland and Richmond before enrolling at the University of Virginia on 14 Feb. 1826 for one term, living in No.13 West Range. He took classes in the Ancient and Modern Languages. While at the university, Poe accumulated debts that John Allan refused to pay. Poe left the university and briefly returned to Richmond, before moving to Boston in Mar. 1827. Some of his best-known writings include the Raven, Annabel Lee, and the Tell-Tale Heart. He also edited the Southern Literary Messenger in Richmond from 1835 to 1837. Poe died in Baltimore, Md.
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HM NumberHM5JH
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Marker NumberQ-29
Year Placed2003
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 7:58pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 718947 N 4212697
Decimal Degrees38.03555000, -78.50520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.133', W 78° 30.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 7.98" N, 78° 30' 18.72" W
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Area Code(s)434, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135-147 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville VA 22903, US
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