On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, actor and Confederate sympathizer, assassinated Abraham Lincoln, as the president and Mrs Lincoln...
On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln in his box seat at Ford's Theatre . The theater still operates today,...
Ford’s Theatre Center
It’s hard to miss this new addition to the Ford’s complex: a giant Abe peers out from a glass window, and a 34ft stack of Lincoln books...
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Ford’s Theatre information
The historical theater – where John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln – has staged world- premiere musicals, mostly about Lincoln’s life and times.