• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia


Did You Know?

John Wilkes Booth Escapes

On the night of Lincoln’s assassination, John Wilkes Booth planned to have other men assassinate Secretary of State William Seward and Vice President Andrew Johnson. Lewis Powell attacked Seward in his home in Washington. Seward survived. The attack on the Vice President did not take place.