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Thursday Doors: November 5

Doors for Norm

Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia

Mid Century Modern, Springfield, Missouri

Paris Springs, Missouri

Route 66

Bel Air, Maryland

Childhood home of John Wilkes Booth… 13 more words


Picture This: A New Image of Michael O'Laughlen

At around 9:00 p.m. on April 17, 1865, a young, mustachioed man in handcuffs was brought to Washington, D.C.’s Navy Yard and placed aboard a ship named the U.S.S. 1,364 more words


Ford’s Theatre Then vs. Now: Why is the Stage Slanted?

When Ford’s New Theatre opened on August 27, 1863, owner John T. Ford’s was no stranger to building beautiful stages. The Washington Sunday Chronicle… 779 more words


Scary Shakespearean Stories!

“Let us sit upon the ground, and tell… THE MOST MESSED UP, MACABRE, EVIL SHAKESPEARE STORIES EVER!”

I have three macabre stories that are 100% true relating to Shakespearean plays, just in time for Halloween! 738 more words


Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth -Terry Alford

On April 14, 1865, the course of United States history was changed in an instant.  While taking in a performance at Ford’s Theater, President Abraham Lincoln is fatally wounded by John Wilkes Booth and dies the following morning.   245 more words


Inktober # 7 - Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

So, moving away from the more British/European focused history, here’s a bit for you Americans (would have done so sooner, but then America’s not really that old is it). 178 more words


A Prison Letter from Col. Samuel Cox

When Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, arrived at Rich Hill during the wee hours of April 16, 1865, he sent in motion of series of events that would have long reaching consequences for the occupants of the home. 855 more words

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