• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Restoration of Fords Theatre

Did You Know?


Osborn Oldroyd spent his life collecting items related to Lincoln, including dozens of items associated with the assassination. From 1893-1926, Oldroyd showcased his collection in the Petersen House. The government purchased the Oldroyd collection in 1926 for $50,000.