Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Boston Chooses Life-Size Statute Of Edgar Allan Poe For The Boston Square Dedicated To The Writer

Johanna Kaiser at Boston.com reports on Boston's selection of a life-size statue to commemorate the writer's ties to Boston. (Your move, Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York City).

American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe is set to return to the city of his birth in the form of a bronze statue standing in the Boston square dedicated to him.

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston announced Monday that a life-size statue depicting Poe striding through Boston--trunk in hand, a raven at his side, a heart and papers trailing behind him--has been chosen to stand in Edgar Allan Poe Square, a tree-lined, brick plaza at the intersection of Boylston Street and Charles Street South, two blocks north of where Poe was born in 1809.
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