Comfort Inn & Suites Near Univ. of Maryland
9020 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 441-8110
Fax: (301) 474-7725
Mo to Su from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMThe famous assassination of President Abraham Lincoln here on April 14, 1865 has placed this theater firmly in history. Opened just four years before that fateful night, the theater has now been restored to its 1865 appearance and is again a showcase for plays. The basement-level Lincoln Museum displays artifacts from the assassination, including the gun John Wilkes Booth used to kill Lincoln. Mementos from Lincoln's life are also on display. Across the street is Petersen House, the place where Lincoln died.