Ford’s Theatre


Ford’s Theatre explores the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and celebrates the American experience through theatre and education. 

Bring the story of President Lincoln’s assassination and the world of Civil War Washington into your classroom.

We invite you to expand on this experience by exploring our online learning resources. There are a myriad of ways in which to continue to engage students and support independent learning. 

Teaching Lincoln’s Assassination and Legacy 

This resource is filled with different entry points for teachers and students to explore what President Lincoln’s assassination meant for the nation and why it continues to be relevant to us now and to future generations. 

In search of independent student activities to assign as homework or as a bonus exercise? Find printable grade level appropriate activities and worksheets for students. We use primary source images, quotes and artifacts to bring history to life and provide questions that continue to feed their curiosity and spark their imagination.