As we say goodbye to the landmark exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination, we are also looking back on the monumental amount of work that went into making an exhibition of this scale.
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While citizens across the country mourned after Lincoln’s assassination, the president’s funeral procession made its way down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, April 19, 1865. What did Pennsylvania Avenue look and feel like in 1865?
On April 14 and 15, 2015, the streets of Washington, D.C., were filled with thousands of people paying tribute to Abraham Lincoln and his legacy. Learn all about our 36 hours of continuous programming on the Ford’s campus that marked the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and death.
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre has reunited an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre on the night of his assassination. Lincoln’s cufflink returns to Tenth Street with a fascinating story of its own, which begins after the tragedy of Lincoln’s assassination.
As Lincoln’s shocked and shattered mourners struggled to understand God’s inscrutable intentions and to absorb the incomprehensible, they understood that they—each one of them—stood as witnesses. Whether or not you were inside Ford’s Theatre that terrible night, history was being made before your very eyes.
The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to contribute items from its collection to the Remembering Lincoln digital collection (going live on March 18). Learn more about those clippings in the following guest post by Lynette Stoudt, Director of the Research Center at GHS.
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