Many people know Ford’s Theatre as the place where Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth. That alone would be enough tragedy for one building, but for Ford’s Theatre it was only the beginning. After public outcry prevented Ford from reopening his theatre, the Federal Government purchased the building, gutted it, and used it as a warehouse. Structurally unsound, a portion of the building collapsed in 1893 killing 22 clerks.
The building was fully restored back to its 1865 look in 1968. This magnet displays a painting of that restored building. Framed in a white and grey border with a brown background, the image of the threatre, and the setting sun behind it, make an awesome decoration for your fridge— and a great way to remember your visit!
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