• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Permits

Permits are required for many activities so they will not conflict with each other or with general visitation. For more information, please contact the Park Programs office at 202-345-4715.

Did You Know?

Presidents Box

It is no mistake that President George Washington’s portrait adorns the State Box where President Lincoln was seated in Ford’s Theatre. The original lithograph, along with American flags, and a US Treasury Guard flag, was placed there to decorate the box on April 14, 1865.