Article by: McKenzie Jeter
A Night at the Theatre Gone Wrong
Last night, on April 14, 1865, Lincoln and his wife were watching Our American Cousin when suddenly, actor John Wilkes Booth murdered our dear president. The authorities were not able to catch the assassinator and our president was rushed to the house next to the theatre.
Ford's Theatre, where Lincoln was assassinated.
An illustration of the murderer, John Wilkes Booth, killing President Lincoln.
The booth where Abe and Mary Todd Lincoln were sitting.
A Killer at Large
John Booth has still not been found. Citizens and theatre workers said they last saw him riding out of the town on horseback. If you can find this man, please give your notice to the authorities or your state militia.