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Edgar Allan Poe
Updated: Maryland turns macabre in coming weeks
Updated: Maryland turns macabre in coming weeks

This story has been updated since its Tuesday web publication. This is Baltimore's morbid spring. The city where Edgar Allan Poe gave up the ghost has always had a soft spot for the historic macabre. But in the next month, more cultural activities starring the Specter of Death will be competing for your entertainment dollar than at any time of the year outside of Halloween. This week alone, the Maryland Historical Society opens a new exhibit featuring 17th-century coffins and 330-year-old human remains from St. Mary's City. "The Mesmeric Revelations! of Edgar Allan Poe," an immersive theater presentation held in a spooky 1844 house, sold out its entire run...