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Ford’s Theater and Peterson House

 

Ford's Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Journey Two, Ford's Theater

Ford's Theater is a recreation of the presidential box in Ford's Theater. Lincoln holds Mary's hand.

 

Ford Theater - Washington D.C. Attractions

Ford's Theater Originally a church building in 1833, the Ford Theater was taken over and renovated by John T. Ford in 1861

 

Diagram and Sketch of Ford's Theater, Scene of the Lincoln ...

Diagram showing Ford's Theater as it was on the night of Lincoln's assassination.

 

Explore DC: Ford's Theater

The productions that fill its stage today may echo with drama, pathos or laughter, but Ford's Theater will forever be associated with the events of April 14

 

Ford's Theater National Historic Site Travel Guide

Ford's Theater National Historic Site Travel-Guide

 

Ford's Theater in Washington, DC

Explore the rich history of Ford's Theater, one of America's most well-known performance arts venues in Washington, DC Ford's Theater is perhaps best known

 

Welcome to Ford's Theatre
Produces musicals and plays reflecting family values and American life in the historic theater

 

Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
John Wilkes Booth, a popular actor, ended his full-time stage career in May of 1864 ...
his left leg (broken in the escape from the State Box at Ford's Theatre)

 

Ford's Theater
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In 1861, Baltimore theater impresario John T. Ford rented

 

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Washington DC - Fords Theater & Lincoln Museum
Ford's Theater and Lincoln Museum. ... Restored in 1968, the 19th Century Ford's Theater
is where President Lincoln was assasinated on April 14th, 1865.

 

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Ford's Theater and President Lincoln
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Awful Event
This historical article, from the New York Times Learning Network, appeared on April 14, 1865, and reported on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

 

Civil War: The Tragedy at Ford's Theater
This Web page, part of the "Jump Back in Time" section of the "America's Story" Web site, describes events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

 

The House Where Lincoln Died/ Petersen's Boarding House

The entourage carrying the mortally wounded President proceeded slowly down the staircase in Ford's Theatre and then exited to 10th Street.

 

Mr. Lincoln's White House: The Peterson House

The Peterson House. After he was shot, the President was carried across 10th Street to a boarding house owned by William Peterson.

 

Picture History - Peterson House

On the night of April 14, 1865, Lincoln was carried up these steps of the Peterson house in Washington D. C.

 

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Abraham Lincoln is Assassinated (01:22)

 

 

Lincoln Memorial

 

Lincoln Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Lincoln Memorial, on the extended axis of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial built to honor 16th President

 

Lincoln Memorial: Information from Answers.com

Lincoln Memorial, monument, 107 acres (45 hectares), in Potomac Park, Washington, DC; built 1914–17.

 

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Washington DC - Lincoln Memorial

The Lincon Memorial lies at one end of Memorial Bridge and has a clear view of the National Mall, stretching past the Washington Monument to the Capitol


Educators and Students - The Unfinished Lincoln Memorial

The National Archives Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Educators and Students.


Lincoln Memorial | Museum/Attraction Review | Washington, D.C. ...

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Lincoln Memorial (National Park Service)   Lincoln Memorial Museum Open All Year View all Facilities » Fee Information View all Fees » Maps and Brochures » Printable Maps and Brochures.

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Monuments & Memorials -- Lincoln Memorial  ... The Lincoln Memorial is staffed from 8 am to midnight every day except December 25 by park rangers who are available to answer questions and give talks on

Monuments & Memorials -- Lincoln Memorial  ... The Lincoln Memorial is staffed from 8 am to midnight every day except December 25 by park rangers who are available to answer questions and give talks on

Lincoln Memorial  ... Lincoln Memorial, West Potomac Park at 23rd St. NW Washington, DC Phone: (202) 426-6841.

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Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC  The Lincoln memorial is a monument honoring the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Soon after Lincoln became

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Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on one of the most well-known speeches in American history--Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address,"

 

From Greece to Main Street: Assessment Rubric
This rubric, from an ARTSEDGE lesson, helps teachers assess student performance in recognizing the orders of classical Greek columns, identifying similarities of the Parthenon and the Lincoln Memorial

 

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery Website Title Page

Arlington National Cemetery Website - The site devoted to America's most hallowed ground and to the American heroes buried there.


Arlington National Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Memorial Drive leads from the Lincoln Memorial, across the Potomac River, to the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery,


Arlington National Cemetery

America's most sacred cemetery dedicated to her military dead, located on the former estate of General Robert E. Lee in Virginia

 

Ben's Guide (3-5): Statues and Memorials - Arlington National Cemetery

Located in Arlington, Virginia, Arlington National Cemetery honors those men and women who served in the Armed Forces.


Arlington National Cemetery -- Encyclopaedia Britannica

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Arlington National Cemetery | Washington, D.C. Sights & Activities ...

Sights & Activities. Arlington National Cemetery Cemetery, Arlington. Visitor Rating:. 4.1 · Rate It.

ANC: The Final Post  - this ThinkQuest site has great information on the history of the cemetery, who's buried there, some of the memorials and monuments you can find, and more.

Arlington National Cemetery  - official site with historical background, a photo gallery, and visitor information.

Civil War: Honoring America's Soldiers
This Web page, part of the "Jump Back in Time" section of the "America's Story" Web site, describes how a Confederate prisoner of war became the first soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

 

Civil War: A Final Resting Place
This Web page, part of the "Jump Back in Time" section of the America's Story Web site, describes how, in 1862, President Lincoln signed legislation authorizing the creation of national cemeteries for those who died during battle.

 

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Arlington National Cemetery

 

FDR Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (National Park Service)

Located along the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Western edge of the Tidal Basin near the National Mall,


FDR Memorial in Washington DC

For the first time in over half a century, a new presidential memorial was built in Washington DC


Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Contents. 1 FDR Memorial; 2 References; 3 See also; 4 External links ... Another view of the waterfalls.


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Ohio Dr. SW between the Jefferson Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial. Telephone:, 202.376.6704. Admission:, Free. Monument Hours:, Open 24 hours a day.


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The FDR Memorial. photos by Kristin Soroka | Timeline start | more WWII links | Pictures | Maps | Documents | Bibliography | revised 4/25/99.


Visit Washington DC -- FDR Memorial Tourist information

The FDR Memorial is one of the favorite memorials for families with children to visit because it is a little more interactive,


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Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial

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FDR Memorial - Washington D.C. Attractions

FDR Memorial The Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial was dedicated on May 2, 1997. Sculptures depict 12 years of history


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US Presidents: Homes and Memorials, FDR Memorial ... Water is used throughout the FDR Memorial to symbolize how significant it had been in Roosevelt’s life.


FDR Memorial-A Washington, DC Memorial to Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Official Inaugural Ball Program: Franklin D. Roosevelt Inauguration, 1933
This page, from the EDSITEment-reviewed American Memory Web site, provides a digital copy of the official ball program for Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1933 inauguration.

 

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Presidential Memorials: Jefferson, Roosevelt, & Lincoln

 

Holocaust Museum

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Anne Frank the Writer - An Unfinished Story  - read about Anne Frank's other writings, including fairy tales, stories, and essays. You can also listen to interviews with her cousin and museum curators, get more information about her diary, and much more in this exhibit from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

 

Witnessing A Painful Voyage  - this Holocaust Museum exhibit tells the fate of 936 European Jews in 1939 aboard a ship fleeing Nazi Germany, bound for Cuba.

 

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  - official site of this powerful memorial located in Washington, D.C.

 

Personal Histories: Individuals
This page, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, features personal accounts of individuals during the Holocaust.

 

Personal Histories: Survival and Friendship
This page, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, features personal stories describing the importance of friendship in surviving during the Holocaust.

 

Holocaust Personal Histories
This page, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, features a collection of personal histories related to the Holocaust. Visitors can link to personal accounts of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and members those who resisted the Nazi invasions.

 

The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students
This resource, from the EDSITEment-reviewed United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, provides resources for students to learn about the events surrounding the Holocaust.

 

Kristallnacht: The November 1938 Pogroms
This online exhibit, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, describes the 1938 "pogroms" against German Jews. On November 9, thousands of synagogues and Jewish businesses and homes were damaged or destroyed.

 

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Holocaust, The: In Memory of Millions

Students will peer into WWII history as never before. Give them a rare moment with Walter Cronkite, as he shares personal photographs from his coverage of the Holocaust. Students hear interviews with concentration camp survivors and the soldiers who liberated them. Archival film footage and memorabilia let students witness the war, and determine for themselves its lasting impact. Produced by Discovery Channel School.

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Teaching about the Holocaust
The EDSITEment-reviewed United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has many resources for teachers striving to help students learn the history of the Holocaust and reflect upon the moral and ethical questions raised by that history.

 

Teacher Guide to the Permanent Exhibition: The Holocaust
This resource, from the EDSITEment-reviewed United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, features the teacher guide to the museum.

 

 

Guidelines for Teaching About the Holocaust
This resource, from the EDSITEment-reviewed United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, addresses questions about including study of the Holocaust in the curriculum and offers recommendations for presenting this subject effectively.

 

National Archives Museum

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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration - Archives.gov Home

The work of the National Archives is making a difference around the world. ... Inside the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives

 

National Archives and Records Administration - Wikipedia, the free ...

The United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government

 

An EDSITEment Tour of the National Mall
 This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to Washington D.C.'s National Mall, and presents information about the history and landmarks of the Mall.

 

N.A.R.A. - The Digital Classroom: The National Archives Building
National Archives and Records Administration (N.A.R.A.) - The Digital Classroom: The National Archives Building. This page examines the National Archives Building itself

 

N.A.R.A. - The Digital Classroom: History of the National Archives Building
National Archives and Records Administration (N.A.R.A.) - The Digital Classroom: History of the National Archives Building. This page discusses the history of the National Archives Building,

 

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The Digital Classroom: Main Page
Welcome to the Digital Classroom! To encourage teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents in the classroom, the Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives and methods for teaching with primary sources.

 

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The National Archives

 

Washington National Cathedral

 

The National Cathedral
www.nationalcathedral.org      A House of Prayer for All People Worship, Music, Lectures, Tours

 

Washington National Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Washington National Cathedral has been the site of three presidential state funerals: for Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ronald W. Reagan, Gerald R. Ford

 

Washington, DC--National Cathedral

The National Cathedral, completed in 1990, is the culmination of a two-century-long plan for a majestic Gothic style cathedral.

 

National Cathedral

The National Cathedral located in Washington D. C. is also known as the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

 

Explore DC: Washington National Cathedral

While many sights in Washington can inspire patriotism or esthetic wonder, spiritual renewal can be found by many at the Washington National Cathedral's

 

The U.S. Capitol

 

Visiting the Capitol

Because of increased security and the construction phase of the Capitol Visitor Center, please contact the U.S. Capitol Guide Service

 

United States Capitol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The U.S. Capitol Building as seen from Pennsylvania Avenue at night.

 

U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour - A "Capitol" Experience

Interactive tour of the Capitol, including panoramic views and historical information on the various chambers, major events which have unfolded there,

 

The US Capitol Building

The White House, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol, and related buildings and grounds are legally exempted from listing in the National Register of Historic

 

Ben's Guide (3-5): Government Buildings - The U.S. Capitol

Built on a hill popularly called Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, the U.S. Capitol has been the home of the House of Representatives and the Senate

 

U.S. Capitol Guide Service - United States House of ...

Home page of the United States House of Representatives.

 

History of the United States Capitol

A lengthy Senate Document by William C. Allen in pdf format.

 

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Washington, D.C. – the U.S. Capitol

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