Renovation planned for room where Edgar Allan Poe lived as a student

April 28, 2011
Grant will pay for restoration of room at University of Virginia

From The Associated Press: An honor society that bears the name of one of Edgar Allan Poe's major works is planning to renovate the room where the renowned poet and mystery writer lived during his short stint as a student at the University of Virginia. The Raven Society won a $15,500 grant from an endowment established by the U.Va. Alumni Association to refurbish Poe's room . Work is to begin this summer as part of a broader renovation of a handful of nearby student rooms at the Charlottesvilleschool.

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