Westminister Hall, Edgar Allen Poe’s Grave, Baltimore, MD

This visit was the pinnacle of Gothiness. On a visit to Baltimore, my friend RtM and I just happened to park near Westminister Hall, where Edgar Allan Poe is entombed. Ubergothness ensued. Clicky for slideshow. Check it out:┬áRtM’s sweatshirt and other goodies.

Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

It seemed Greenmount Cemetery was never open for visitors. One fortuitous Saturday afternoon, Gentile and some other friends, and I managed to join a tour. We saw John Wilkes Booth’s grave and the final resting places of other Baltimore denizens.   Clicky for slideshow.

Cemetery in Gaithersburg, MD

Is this the Grace United Methodist Church cemetery? I don’t know. I was so excited when I moved to Gaithersburg that there was a cemetery within walking distance. Plus, I knew the roads because I knew how to get to the Rockville Cemetery. On the particular walk in which I visited this cemetery, and 75…

Rockville Cemetery II; Rockville, MD

A few months later, I visited Rockville Cemetery again. This time, I picnicked in the older section. As a new Virginia resident, Maryland was still foreign territory. Pro Tip: if you want to learn the major cities and roads of a new area, visit the oldest cemetery you can find. Most likely, the namesakes for…