What was Washington, D.C., like for President Lincoln and some of the people he met and knew here? Explore his assassination at Ford’s Theatre and consider President Lincoln’s legacy. In this interactive program, participants will look closely at historical and contemporary images including maps, photographs and illustrations.
This session is 60 minutes including time for Q&A. Designed with 5th-12th graders in mind; appropriate for anyone who wants to learn about the story of Ford's, the world of Civil War Washington and the assassination of President Lincoln.