Love and loss defined the tales of Edgar Allan Poe and Virginia Clemm, Wallis Warfield Simpson and King Edward VIII, H.L. Mencken and Sara Haardt, and more of Baltimore's great couples. Though the players are gone, their love stories burn strong in our imaginations. Here are the Baltimore places to best remember them, where their spirits resonate. [INTERACTIVE MAP]

The Baltimore Sun | Love in the City
Edgar Allan Poe &
Virginia Clemm
Betsy Patterson &
Jerome Bonaparte
H.L. Mencken &
Sara Haardt
Bessie Wallis Simpson
& King Edward VIII
F. Scott &
Zelda Fitzgerald
Click on the photos above to learn more about Baltimore's greatest romances.
MORE: Read the full story on all the couples or check out Valentine's Day events.

Photo credits: Frank A. Miller, Associated Press and Baltimore Sun file photos