Poe Desk
The desk and chair of Edgar Allan Poe ©Author Adventures

Literary Virginia

When you travel the Virginia Author Adventures Trail, you will experience some of America’s most respected writers, ranging from the history-making to the social commenting to the gothic and more.

Click any link below for author and place information.

A. Booker T. Washington, Roanoke
B. Earl Hamner, Piedmont (near Charlottesville)
C. Thomas Jefferson, Monticello
D. James Madison, Montpelier
E. Edgar Allan Poe, Richmond
F. Marguerite Henry, Chincoteague

When They Were Born or Moved to Virginia