1. This program will begin with Poe's childhood in Richmond, VA
2. We will then highlight Poe's earliest poetry he wrote as a teenager in Richmond including "To Helen"
3. Attendees will learn about Poe's career at the Southern Literary Messenger and the stories he published there (including "Morella," "Berenice," and "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket"
4. Attendees will learn about Poe's marriage with Virginia Clemm Poe
5. The program will conclude with Poe's final weeks in Richmond before his mysterious death in Baltimore, Maryland.
Attendees will leave this program with a better understanding of Poe's upbringing in Richmond, Virginia and how it shaped the literary legend.