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A lock of Edgar Allan Poe's hair

Edgar Allan PoeEnoch Pratt Free Library
The inventor of the detective story and early master of the horrific wasn't born in Baltimore, but he lived here, first got paid for his writings here, met his future wife here, died here in 1849 (under circumstances never fully explained) and is buried here. This lock of Poe's hair, resting... Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun photo