The city of Baltimore will be holding a funeral for Edgar Allan Poe beginning on October 7, 2009. The Poe house will be open for viewing from noon to 11pm. At midnight on October 8, a vigil will begin at the Poe Monument at Westminster Graveyard, lasting until 7am. A funeral procession and two services will be held on October 11. Poe’s eulogy will be given by editor Ellen Datlow.
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