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Poe partisans in Baltimore and Boston make a little wager
Poe partisans in Baltimore and Boston make a little wager

Confident that the Ravens will do their namesake's author proud, Poe House curator emeritus Jeff Jerome has made a wager with his counterparts in Boston. If the Ravens, a team that took its name from one of Poe's most famous works, win Saturday's AFC playoff game, officials with the Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston have agreed to wrap their statue of the famed 19th-century author in a Ravens scarf. In the unlikely event the Patriots win, Jerome has agreed to wrap Baltimore's Poe statue, which sits on the University of Baltimore campus just off Mount Royal Avenue, in a Patriots scarf. "I'm not concerned at all," says Jerome, the long-time Poe House...

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