Continuing with the assassination theme, I always wanted to go to Ford’s Theatre. I’ve been to Washington, DC a few times and have visited most of the sites, but I’ve never been to Ford’s Theatre. Now, I don’t think I want to go, and here’s why.
The Ford’s Theatre building contains nothing of the original theater building, save for maybe the exterior bricks. In 1865, when Lincoln was assassinated, the building had recently been rebuilt in 1863 following a fire. After Lincoln’s assassination the building was altered in several ways:
For more on this, check out this Washington Post article: