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Photos this page courtesy of Don Worth, UCLA

(8-4-2001) Directly across the street from Ford's Theater is the Peterson House, a boarding house in 1865 to which the dying Lincoln was taken
More photos of the Peterson House courtesy of George Petropol


(8-4-2001) Plaque on the Peterson House: Abraham Lincoln died in this house April 15, 1865, at 7:22 A.M. Purchased by the United States in 1896


(8-4-2001) Front parlor of the Peterson House. In this room, Mary Lincoln grieved between visits to her husband's bedside. She spent most of the night in this room

(8-4-2001) The boarder's bedroom in which Lincoln died. The original furniture is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society

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