City of Alexandria, VA
Friends of Fort Ward Bus Tour
|Title:||Friends of Fort Ward Bus Tour|
|Date & Time:||Sat Oct 19, 2013 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Location:||Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. (Map This)|
Ford’s Theatre, 1865. Note windows draped with mourning crepe. (Library of Congress)
Friends of Fort Ward bus tour on "The John Wilkes Booth Escape Route," Pre-registration required. Tour guide David Heiby will trace the movements of Booth's escape from Ford's Theatre following his assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. The tour will visit sites in D.C. and southern Maryland, such as Mary Surratt's Boarding House, Surratt's Tavern, Dr. Samuel Mudd's House, and Pope's Creek. A Civil War commemorative event.
|Contact Phone No.:||703.746.4848|
|Fees:||FFW members/$95; non-members/$110. Pre-registration required. |
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/6869
Maps produced by the City of Alexandria GIS & Maps division.