• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia


Ford's Theatre National Historic Site is a unit of the National Park Service we partner with the Ford's Theatre Society.

Did You Know?

Peterson House

The dying President was carried out of Ford’s Theatre and across 10th St. into the home of William and Anna Petersen. There the lives of the Petersen family members were forever changed by extraordinary events. Government officials arrived, Mrs. Lincoln grieved, and Mr. Lincoln died.