• Creator
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 3-13-02
  • Description
  • Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. is a popular historic site, operated by the National Park Service. It has been restored to its appearance April 14, 1865, the night that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Ford’s Theater operates as a working theater. Tours of the building must be scheduled around performances. The exterior and the audience portion of the interior are restored, but the stage area is a contemporary working theater. In the lower ... more
    Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. is a popular historic site, operated by the National Park Service. It has been restored to its appearance April 14, 1865, the night that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Ford’s Theater operates as a working theater. Tours of the building must be scheduled around performances. The exterior and the audience portion of the interior are restored, but the stage area is a contemporary working theater. In the lower level of the building is a museum, with many objects relating to Lincoln’s assassination. There is also a small gift shop and bookstore. Antebellum Society and the Civil War. 14 Political systems; 16 History. less
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