Ford’s Theatre and The National Mall and Memorial Parks explore what Washington, D.C., was like for President Lincoln and how the city has grown and changed over time. Examine places that mattered to Lincoln during his lifetime and places where he matters to us today, including the U.S. Capitol, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Ford’s Theatre. In this interactive program, participants will look closely at historic and contemporary images of Washington D.C. including maps, photographs and illustrations.
This session is 60 minutes including Q&A. Designed with 3rd-8th graders in mind; appropriate for anyone who wants to learn about Washington's major landmarks and how the city has changed over the last 150+ years.