The House Where Lincoln Died (Washington, USA) Reviews
Description:Address: Petersen House 516 10th St. NW, Washington AT E Street. Tel: 202/426-6830.
Newest Review: ... stairs in front of you, and a surly-looking ranger who immediately greets you with a semi-enthusiastic and clearly much-repeated "WelcometotheHousewhereLincolndied. .. ifyouhaveanyquestionspleaseaskme." From this corridor, you are directed into the front parlor. The front parlor is where Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, spent much of the night while her husband was treated by ... more
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by - written on 22/01/01, updated on 22/01/01 (Very useful, 122 readings)
There's something shockingly blunt about the fact that 453 (or rather, as it now is, 516) Tenth Street is popularly known as 'The House where Lincoln died', which confers a feeling of gloom that pervades the house. When President Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre on the 14th April 1865, his unconscious body was carried across the street to this house, where he was declared dead at 7.22am the following morning. Back in 1865, the house was owned by the Petersen family, who lived on the second floor of the building. The first floor was occupied by boarder, Henry Safford, who volunteered his apartment for the President to rest in. Efforts ... Read the complete review
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