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The Lincoln Museum and the house where Lincoln died, Washington, D.C.

by Stanley W. McClure

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Museums.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Death and burial.,
  • Lincoln Museum (Washington, D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 42).

    Statementby Stanley W. McClure.
    SeriesNational Park Service historical handbook series ;, no. 3
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.65 .M3 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5814644M
    LC Control Number60061179
    OCLC/WorldCa2702354

    Washington, D.C. See All Ascend the white marble steps at the Lincoln memorial, step forward into the shrine room with the seated Great Emancipator, and then direct your gaze down at the floor. Washington, D. C., The Petersen House, Where President Lincoln Died, historic photo. An historic photo of the Petersen House (the center building with two men walking by), where President Abraham Lincoln died on the morning of Ap This house located directly across the street from Ford's Theatre was the family home of William and.

    Abraham Lincoln and family would have the experience of living in Washington D.C. two different times. The first time was in , when Abraham was elected from Illinois to serve in the House of Representatives. He was a very active political figure and did much writing, debating and speaking. The mission of Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site is to protect and conserve the historic site and associated artifact/museum collection (including Petersen Housethe House Where Lincoln died). We also seek to promote and preserve by formal and informal interpretation the legacy, assassination, and final hours of Abraham Lincoln.

    go through the Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership galleries. If the Museum is crowded, feel free Was Washington, D.C. the same shape and House where Lincoln died. He was out the night of the assassination, which is why Lincoln was taken to. On Good Friday, Ap , Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington by John Wilkes Booth, an actor, who somehow thought he was helping his beloved South. The opposite was the result, for with Lincoln's death, the possibility of peace with magnanimity died.


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The Petersen House Today. The Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) at 10th street was the home of William and Anna Petersen. On the night of Ap the mortally wounded president was carried to a back bedroom in this house. The Petersen family aided as they could, although on this night their home was no longer their own.

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Title Room in the Petersen House where Abraham Lincoln died, Washington, D.C. Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer. Abraham Lincoln’s final journey began when soldiers placed his corpse aboard a special train that traveled the 1, miles from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois, over 13 days.

The Petersen House is a 19th-century federal style row house located at 10th Street NW in Washington, D.C. On ApUnited States President Abraham Lincoln died there after being shot the previous evening at Ford's Theatre, located across the house was built in by William A. Petersen, a German Vice-President John C.

Breckinridge, a friend of the Location: 10th St., NW., between E and F. Get this from a library. The Lincoln Museum and the house where Lincoln died, Washington, D.C.: (now Ford's Theatre National Historic Site).

[Stanley W McClure; United States. National Park Service.]. Abraham Lincoln Deathbed On ApPresident Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a Confederate sympathizer while watching a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Doctors who attended him recognized he was dying and moved him across the street to a boarding house owned by William and Anna Petersen.

Lincoln died, lying diagonally because he was so tall, on a bed the size of the one in the room. (The Chicago Historical Society owns the actual bed and other items from the room.) Inthe government bought the house for $30, and it is now maintained by the National Park Service.1/3(1).

The museum features artifacts related to the assassination, including the weapons Booth used. After visiting the museum, you can continue the story in our Aftermath Exhibits to learn about the fate of the conspirators and how the nation mourned Lincoln's death.

tips for your visit. Museum is self-guided. Some entries do not include the museum. Another view of the bedroom at the Petersen House, where President Abraham Lincoln died in after being shot by assassin John Wilkes Booth, across the street at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

What others are saying. 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination inat the end of a brutal civil war in whichmen died.

James Swanson’s book Manhunt: The Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer is to be published in February by William Morrow. This program is included in program ID and The Aftermath Exhibits take you to a Washington street the morning after Lincoln's assassination.

Follow Lincoln’s funeral train back to his hometown in Springfield, Illinois. In an interactive exhibit, learn about the crowds that gathered to mourn the president each time the train stopped.

As Lincoln’s body traveled back to Illinois. Ford's Theatre is a theater located in Washington, D.C., which opened in August It is famous for being the site of the assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln on Ap After being shot, the fatally wounded year old Lincoln was carried across the street to the Petersen House, where he died the next morning.

The theater was later used as a warehouse and office Address: 10th St, NW, Washington, D.C., United States. Lincoln Book Tower This unusual one in Washington, D.C., stacks up to the others in a whimsically bookish way.

At the Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died, there’s a foot-tall. President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington, DC gives Americans an intimate, never-before-seen view of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and family life.

Lincoln’s Cottage was designated a national monument by President Clinton in and was restored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation at a cost of over $15 million.

On Apthe Army Medical Museum opened on the third floor of what had previously been Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., the place where Lincoln was shot almost exactly two years earlier.

Among many other bizarre items, the museum displayed part of a dead man's spine. Mary Todd Lincoln (née Mary Ann Todd; Decem – J ) was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and as such the First Lady of the United States from to She dropped the name Ann after her younger sister, Ann Todd (Clark), was born, and did not use the name Todd after of death: Stroke.

The Lincoln Museum depicts the elaborate conspiracy planned by actor John Wilkes Booth, a supporter of the Confederate States of America, to assassinate the President, the Vice President and the Secretary of State in an attempt to throw the Nation into further political chaos. The Petersen House is located directly across from Ford's Theatre, the Washington, D.C., playhouse where Lincoln was shot in the back of the head by Author: Ben Panko.

Ford's Theatre is located in Washington DC. The Place Where Abraham Lincoln Was Shot and Died - Washington D.C. street to the house where Lincoln died and tour the .