Ford's Theatre National Historic Site is located on 10th Street between E and F streets. The site is within walking distance of the Metro stops at Metro Center and Gallery Place. Parking garages and metered street parking are located nearby.
Did You Know?
Four American Presidents have been assassinated; Lincoln in 1865, Garfield in 1881, McKinley in 1901, and Kennedy in 1963. Full time Secret Service protection for Presidents began soon after McKinley’s assassination. Protection for former Presidents started after Kennedy’s assassination.