• Interior Water Color of Ford's Theatre

    Ford's Theatre

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Support Your Park

fords theater volunteer

Ford's Theatre volunteer interacting with visitors.

nps photograph

Eastern National is the Fords Theatre National Historic Site cooperating association. They operate the store in the museum to broaden the public's understanding of the park and its stories. Eastern National donates a portion of the store proceeds to visitor services and interpretation projects. They also help the park provide publications that it couldn't otherwise. Visit the Eastern National webpage for more information on their partnership with the National Park Service

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.