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Behind the Scenes in Baltimore; Get to Know Poe

Oct 3, 2018

Old Number 6 Engine House Baltimore City Fire Museum
Credit Vivian Marie Doering

Get to know Baltimore and its history this weekend. Doors Open Baltimore is offering open-house events at 60 sites across the city, from Lord Baltimore Hotel to 18th century homes in Fells Point. We speak to organizers Victoria Kraushar-Plantholt and David Ditman about exploring the city. The events are free and organized by the American Institute of Architects Baltimore Chapter and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation.

 

Click here to plan your visit and check out participating sites. Register here for guided tours.

Unknown; most likely George C. Gilchrest, Samuel P. Howes, James M. Pearson, or Andrew J. Simpson, all of Lowell, MA.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

And Enrica Jang, director of Poe Baltimore tells us how the city will remember legendary suspense writer Edgar Allan Poe at a festival marking the 169th anniversary of his death.

 

Check out the International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards' schedule of events here.