DC 10/ Ford’s Theater. We spent several hours touring the place where Lincoln was shot. It’s interesting to note that the theater is actually a recreation of the original site. The original theater didn’t survive financially after the event that makes it famous, so the building became several other things through the years before the National Park Service decided to use photos to restore it to its original state.

The presidential booth is decorated with a picture of Washington, which I found to be strange. It’s my understanding that the picture of Washington originally marked it as the presidential booth (the White House is about a half mile away), so they kept it the way it was.

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