• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

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John Wilkes Booth

Young, talented, handsome, and charismatic, Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, was a popular attraction at theaters throughout the country. John Wilkes was the son of Junius Brutus Booth and the brother of Edwin Booth, both famous Shakespearean actors.