The Westminster Presbyterian Western Burial Ground and Presbyterian Church yard are said to be haunted by many spirits. The 1786 burial ground and 1852 church are said to be visited often by the ghost of author Edgar Allan Poe as well as many other spirits. Muffled screams are heard and a foul odor is said to accompany some spirits. A white-haired ghost has been seen searching through the tombstones, and on Poe’s birthday, a photographer once snapped a picture of a ghost who placed flowers on Poe’s grave that was featured in LIFE magazine. The ghost of 16-year-old Lucia Watson Taylor, who died in 1816, is often seen here, as well as some not-so-nice ghosts who are said to run off ghost hunters in an attempt to get some well-deserved peace and quiet.
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- 519 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD 21201
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- 39.290063865237705, -76.62343418594901
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