Events, ex­hibits mark 150 years since the as­sas­si­na­tion of Abra­ham Lin­coln

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Winnipeg Free Press - Section F - - TRAVEL - By Beth J. Harpaz

APRIL 15 marks 150 years since the death of Amer­i­can Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln. His­toric sites, mu­se­ums and com­mu­ni­ties through­out the United States are host­ing ex­hibits, per­for­mances and events to mark the an­niver­sary. was shot. An ex­hibit at the New­seum show­cases spe­cial news­pa­per edi­tions the New York Her­ald pub­lished the day he died.

AP PHOTO / LI­BRARY OF CONGRESS, ALEXANDER GARD­NER

This 1865 photo made avail­able by the Li­brary of Congress shows Abra­ham Lin­coln in Wash­ing­ton. This

im­age is the last photo in the pres­i­dent’s fi­nal photo ses­sion.

The pis­tol used to kill Abra­ham Lin­coln is on dis­play at Ford’s Theatre in wash­ing­ton, D.C.

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