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Ford's Theatre After Lincoln's Assassination

After President Lincoln was killed, the government shut down Ford’s Theatre and imprisoned owner John T. Ford for over a month. By the time he was released, arsonists had tried at least twice to burn the building down. 194 more words


The first weekend in May is an exciting time of year for Ford’s Theatre Education because it is our National Oratory Fellows Retreat. The weekend is the culminating celebration of the year-long oratory integration work that partners each of our 18 National Oratory Fellows with a Ford’s Teaching Artist. 794 more words


Calendar: May 2015

I hope you were all able to take part in some of the April events that commemorated the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the escape, and subsequent death of his assassin, John Wilkes Booth. 1,041 more words

Now He Belongs to the Ages: Commemorating Lincoln at Ford's Theatre

It has been (and continues to be) a busy time for me recently.  With no time to write any blog posts here, I asked Kate to be a guest author here on BoothieBarn.   1,243 more words

What We're Reading: 'Freedom's Song' Tells the Story of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

The story of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War is told this spring at the Ford’s Theatre, where a series of events celebrate the 150th anniversary of the President’s assassination. 26 more words

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