Claiming Edgar Allan Poe is a famous Boston-Baltimore rivalry: Although the writer was born in Boston, he is often referred to as hailing from Baltimore. Poe, who was born in 1809, had a rocky relationship with his native city. Here is a look at some of the sites around Boston associated with Poe.
In 2009, Boston paid tribute to Poe by renaming the corner of Boylston and Charles streets, across from Boston Common, in his honor.
Now, the writer 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.