"Ford?s Theater, 511 10th..." Ford's Theatre - Petersen House Tip by Ky_Happy_Dad

<font color = red>Ford?s Theater, </font> 511 10th Street, is open for tours and plays. This is the theater where Abraham Lincoln was killed by the Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth in 1865. The opera seat Lincoln was sitting in is draped in bunting. The theater basement has displays depicting objects relating to Lincoln?s time in Washington and the assassination plot.

Address: 511 10th St. NW
Directions: Around the corner from the Harrington Hotel, and it's around the corner from the FBI building.
Phone: (202) 347-4833
Website: http://www.fordstheatre.org

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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