From the South: From the North: From the Washington DC area. Take I-83 (The Jones Falls Take I-95 or the Baltimore- Expressway), south to the Washington Parkway North. Maryland Avenue exit and turn From the BW Parkway, continue left. Proceed south on to Russell Street as you approximately 1 mile to Fayette enter the city (The Parkway ends Street. Turn right and proceed and turns into Russell Street). approximately 6 blocks to Greene Stay to the left lanes as Russell Street (watch for the Hall and Street curves past Camden Yards, Grave after you cross Paca cross over Pratt Street (at which Street). time Russell becomes Paca Street). Continue 4-5 blocks to Fayette Or follow the Beltway (I-695) Street which is one way). around to either the Baltimore- The Poe Grave and Westminster Washington Parkway or I-95 and Hall will be on your left then follow the directions found on the left side of this page. From I-95, exit at I-395 (the Downtown Exit). Stay to the left as you exit and continue past Camden Yards and the Convention Center, cross Pratt Street and take the next left turn at Lombard Street (which is one way heading west). At Paca (one or two blocks away) turn right and continue 3 or 4 blocks to Fayette where you will turn left.
From the Poe Grave to the Poe House:
Proceed west on Fayette Street for approximately 5 blocks until you come to Schroeder Street. Turn right on Schroeder Street and go two blocks then turn right onto Saratoga Street. Go 1/4 of a block and turn right onto Amity Street. The Poe House is located at the far left end of this block of Amity Street. Look for a black antique street lamp that stands in front of the house.
For a larger version of the map, click the map image.Map created by W. Edward Leon