• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Restoration of Fords Theatre

Did You Know?

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.