Jan 23, 2010

Edgar Allen Poe

The mysterious visitor who left roses and a bottle of Cognac at the original Baltimore grave site of Edgar Allan Poe failed to appear this year for the first time in 61 years.
Jeff Jerome, curator of the Edgar Allan Poe House, tells  The Baltimore Sun that the visitor, whose identity is unknown, has shown up every Jan. 19 since 1949. The visitor left notes some years. In 1993, the visitor left a note that read: "The torch will be passed." Years later, another note indicated the man had died in 1998 and had handed the tradition to his two sons. Nevermore?