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Ford's Theatre National Historic Site

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Washington DC

511 10th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004

Website: www.nps.gov/foth

President Abraham Lincoln was shot while attending a play at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. Following the shooting, he was moved to the Petersen House, a neighboring boardinghouse, where he died nine hours later.