Sun, Aug 22|
Gate House Museum
John Wilkes Booth and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, featuring Bob Allen
On April 15, 1865, John Wilkes Booth slipped into Abraham Lincoln's box during a play at Ford's theater, and fired a single bullet into the back of the President's head. He leapt onto the stage, shouting, “Sic semper tyrannis!” Bob Allen has spent much of his life studying the story. Come hear it.