The garden at Edgar Allen Poe Museum in Richmond was designed by local architecture firm Baskervill & Lamber. The design was derived from Poe’s poem “To One in Paradise”. Massive boxwoods mark the periphery of the enchanted garden.
Dig into history
The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe
The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Called "America's Shakespeare," Edgar Allan Poe created or mastered the short story, detective fiction, science fiction, lyric poetry and the horror story.Read More