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Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806
Washington Quarter, 1994
Coins; U.S. Mint; Mint mark
A left-facing profile with LIBERTY overhead, IN GOD WE TRUST in tiny letters in front of Washington 19s image, and the date below. The Mint mark, D for Denver, appears on the right.
Liberty Quarter Dollar, 1876
Coins; U.S. Mint; Liberty; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Seated Liberty, with staff and cap. Overhead are stars for the thirteen colonies.
Centennial Coin, 1889
Coins; U.S. Mint; U.S. Constitution; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Profile of George Washington, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and IN GOD WE TRUST below. There is a hole near the top edge.
Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Petersen House
John Wilkes Booth was wearing this boot the night that he shot Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington D. C. After shooting Lincoln and stabbing Major Rathbone, Booth leapt from the Presidential...
The gun that killed Lincoln
Derringer; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Civil War; Arms & armament; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
On the evening of April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth fired this small derringer into the back of Abraham Lincoln’s head, inflicting a mortal wound. Lincoln was attending a play at Ford's Theater. The...
Liberty Nickel, 1886
Coins; Liberty; Half-disme; Half-dime; 'V'; U.S. Mint
Liberty is shown in profile wearing a crown. Thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies are shown around the edge and the coin bears the date.
Slavery; Fugitive slaves; Civil War
This notice states: "100 DOLLAR REWARD. Rannaway from the subscriber, on Monday, June 15, a negro woman, NELLY FORREST. She is about 45 years old, chunky built, large pouting mouth, good teeth, high cheekbones,...
White House portico
United States; Government facilities; Politics & Government; White House; Washington, D.C.;
Visitors to the White House are seen exiting by way of the north portico.
United States; White House; Washington, D.C.; Presidents;
The White House seen from the south.
Exterior, Ford's Theater, where Lincoln was shot
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Civil War; Assassinations; Ford's Theater
Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. is a popular historic site, operated by the National Park Service. It has been restored to its appearance April 14, 1865, the night that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated....
Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Theatrical productions; Assassinations; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865;
The Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. looks much the same today as it did on the night of April 14, 1865, when John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln.
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