The newly remodeled bookstore is operated by Eastern National, a partner of the National Park Service, that sells books, and other educational materials. Many titles are newly published works on Abraham Lincoln. Eastern National operates many other bookstores at national park sites throughout the country. Proceeds from the sales support Ford's Theatre National Historic Site.
Did You Know?
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.