Ford's Theatre

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At this historic theater where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, folks say John Wilkes Booth’s footsteps still can be heard running up the back stairs to the Presidential Box.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    511 Tenth St, NW
    Washington DC
    GPS:
    38.8965443, -77.02583920000001
    County:
    District of Columbia County, District of Columbia
    Nearest Towns:
    Washington, D. C., DC (0.6 mi.)
    Arlington, VA (4.4 mi.)
    Mount Rainier, MD (4.5 mi.)
    Brentwood, MD (4.9 mi.)
    Queenstown, MD (5.0 mi.)
    Colmar Manor, MD (5.0 mi.)
    Chillum, MD (5.0 mi.)
    Cottage City, MD (5.1 mi.)
    North Brentwood, MD (5.2 mi.)
    Glassmanor, MD (5.6 mi.)

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    1. I’ve been to Ford’s Theater 2 times now, and each time I’ve been there, I’ve sensed the presence of ghosts. I’m a medium in training myself, and I’ve been able to make contact with an unknown man, middle aged, who was quite quiet and reserved, and a rather forward and flirty Lewis Powell. The place isn’t haunted in a bad sense, but there are ghosts there. I would suggest bringing a necklace down the basement museum and try to conduct a pendulum-esqe method of contact, where you would ask a yes o no question and then the necklace would swing clockwise for yes, and counterclockwise for no. This can be done discreetly, so that’s why I suggest it. Be prepared to be hit on by Lewis if you’re a woman though, he’s a bit of a flirt. The ghosts there are not harmful, they’re quite friendly actually and I know that Lewis has told me that he feels sorry for what he did. Anyways, have fun!

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