Ford's Theatre, Washington DC Photos

Ford's Theatre, where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865, is now run both as a museum & working theater by the US National Park Service. The boarding house opposite where Lincoln died has been upgraded into a major museum about Lincoln.

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Ford's Theater where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Deringer gun used by John Wilkes Booth to kill Abraham Lincoln, in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.
Ford's Theater (1863) (511 10th St. NW) where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865 (10th St. NW, between E & F Sts.). Washington, DC. On National Register.Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln sat when shot by John Wilkes Booth. Washington, DC.Deringer gun used by John Wilkes Booth to kill Abraham Lincoln, now in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.
Knife used by John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Washington, DC.Colt revolver used by John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Washington, DC.Surgical kit of Dr. Samuel Mudd who set John Wilkes Booth's leg after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Washington, DC.Bird paperweight from desk of Abraham Lincoln. Washington, DC.
Knife used by John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, now in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Colt revolver used by John Wilkes Booth in his escape after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, displayed in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Surgical kit of Dr. Samuel Mudd who set John Wilkes Booth's leg broken in leap onto stage after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, displayed in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Bird paperweight from desk of Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.
Inkwell used by Abraham Lincoln. Washington, DC.Pitcher from Abraham Lincoln Whitehouse. Washington, DC.Graphic of Lincoln's assassination by Currier & Ives at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.House Where Lincoln Died across the street from Ford's Theater run by National Parks Service. Washington, DC.
Inkwell used by Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Pitcher from Abraham Lincoln Whitehouse in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Graphic of Lincoln's assassination (April 14, 1865) by Currier & Ives at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.House Where Lincoln Died across the street from Ford's Theater run by National Parks Service. Washington, DC.
Steps up to House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Boarding house across street from Ford's Theatre where Lincoln died. Washington, DC.Entrance hall with stairs in House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Parlor in House Where Lincoln Died where Mary Lincoln waited with son Robert between visits to her husbands death bed. Washington, DC.
Steps up to House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Boarding house across street from Ford's Theatre where Lincoln died. Washington, DC. On National Register.Entrance hall with stairs in House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Parlor in House Where Lincoln Died where Mary Lincoln waited with son Robert between visits to her husbands death bed. Washington, DC.
Parlor fireplace with mantle clock in House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Girandole in parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Desk & bookcase in parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Room in boarding house opposite Ford's Theatre where cabinet met while Lincoln lay dying. Washington, DC.
Parlor fireplace with mantle clock in House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Girandole in parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Desk & bookcase in parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Room in boarding house opposite Ford's Theatre where cabinet met while Lincoln lay dying. Washington, DC.
In back parlor, Secretary of War Stanton held cabinet meetings & ordered pursuit of assassins at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Bed in back parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Fireplace in back parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Antique bed on spot where Lincoln died. Washington, DC.
In back parlor, Secretary of War Stanton held cabinet meetings & ordered pursuit of assassins at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Bed in back parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Fireplace in back parlor of House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Antique bed recreating where Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Washington, DC.
Bed similar to one in which Lincoln died at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Room where Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Washington, DC.Chairs in back bedroom for those waiting at Lincoln's bedside at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display of how Lincoln's death was communicated in museum building beside House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Bed similar to one in which Lincoln died at House Where Lincoln Died (April 15, 1865 at 7:22 AM). Washington, DC.Room where Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Washington, DC.Chairs in back bedroom for those waiting at Lincoln's bedside at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display of how Lincoln's death was communicated in museum building beside House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Lincoln mourning objects at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning rosette with button at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning card at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning card at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Lincoln mourning objects at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning rosette with button at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning card at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning card at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln funeral admission ticked to the Executive Mansion for at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln mourning ribbon with photo at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Lincoln funeral admission ticked to the Executive Mansion for (April 19, 1865) at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
New York City inspector's permission card to move Lincoln's body to Springfield, IL for burial at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Handle from Abraham Lincoln's casket at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Fringe cut from Abraham Lincoln's Catafalque at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display about conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
New York City inspector's permission card to move Lincoln's body to Springfield, IL for burial at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Handle from Abraham Lincoln's casket at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Fringe cut from Abraham Lincoln's Catafalque at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display about conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Key owned by John Wilkes Booth taken from his body after his capture at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display of books written about Lincoln at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Grand Army of the Republic reunion ribbon for event in Chicago at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.World Columbian Exposition in Chicago admission ticket with Lincoln's image at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.
Key owned by John Wilkes Booth taken from his body after his capture at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Display of books written about Lincoln at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.Grand Army of the Republic reunion ribbon (May 30, 1883) for event in Chicago at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.World Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893) admission ticket with Lincoln's image at House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, DC.

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