Author Archives: Lucy Northup

The Women in Poe’s Life

Happy Women’s History Month! Although the Poe Museum celebrates Edgar Allan Poe, there were many women in his life that supported him, inspired him, and helped him find success and fame. Let’s take a look at the influential women in Poe’s life. Eliza Poe was a renowned traveling actress and mother of Edgar Allan Poe….

The Poe Museum + Mending Walls RVA

In honor of Black History Month, we are sharing an Activity Guide dedicated to the temporary exhibit that is currently on display outside of the Poe Museum. This exhibit was created by Mending Walls RVA and is intended to encourage people to start having difficult yet necessary conversations about race and equality. This Activity Guide…