The Assassination of               Abraham Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth

On April 14, 1865, a little after 10 p.m. of Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. For over one hundred and fifty years the assassination of Abraham Lincoln has captivated the public and is a constant topic of research. This site is devoted to compiling every detail related to the Lincoln Assassination and telling the story of that night's tragedy. Read all the details of John Wilkes Booth plot and the intricate weaving of historic decisions that led to the first murder of an American President.

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