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Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

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Join this story-telling tour that explores the fateful night of Lincoln's Assassination and the events leading up to it.
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Duration 2 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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  • Learn more about the assassination
  • Visit Vice President Andrew Johnson's Hotel
  • Go to Ford's Theatre
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The trajectory of this nation was changed on one night in a small family run theater when President Lincoln was murdered in cold blood. What lead up that moment? Who was behind this coordinated plot?

The entire story is stranger than fiction and on this two hour walking tour you will trace the steps of the killers and learn all about this dark night. It is a story filled with intrigue, mystery and betrayal. Join this family friendly tour and see why this is one of our highest rated tours in Washington.

You'll learn about the events that led up to the attempted assassination of the Secretary of State and the Vice President, as well as the assassination of President Lincoln. Following in his footsteps from the White House to Ford's Theatre to Peterson's Boarding House, where he took his final breath.
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Please meet your guide at Lafayette Square, in front of the statue of Andrew Jackson.

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Whilst the tour will visit Ford's Theatre, entrance inside may not be possible.

From US$ 75 per person

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Product ID: 109513