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April 6
November 3, 2024
10:00 am
4:00 pm

The Poe Death Exhibit & Carroll Mansion, Phoenix Shot Tower Tours

Presented by Poe Baltimore at the historic Carroll Mansion. Tickets to the Poe Death Exhibit includes a tour of Carroll Mansion & The Phoenix Shot Tower!


Learn the mysterious circumstances of Poe’s death in Baltimore in 1849. Explore the various conspiracies that plague Poe’s legacy and how the very clothes he wore offer clues to the famed poet’s mysterious death. Pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery. Death and funeral imagery; viewer discretion advised. Exhibit includes mobile App/ Cell Audio Guide plus candle-light vigil and pop-up shop.


Explore 200 years of history at the Carroll Mansion, winter home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, last living and only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. Follow the mansion’s evolution after Carroll’s death in 1832, into a saloon, immigrant tenement, vocational school, and recreation center.


Experience the Phoenix Shot Tower. Built in 1828, it was the tallest building in the US until 1846 and annually manufactured 2.5 million lbs. of “drop” shot. It is only one of three remaining shot towers in the United States.

NOTE for attendees: This event takes place at Carroll Mansion, 800 E. Lombard Street in Baltimore. The Mansion and Shot Tower are precious historic sites; there are no elevators and the stairs are steep. May not be suitable for all guests.

Carroll Mansion (Carroll Museums)

800 E. Lombard Street
Baltimore, 21202

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