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National Hotel - John Wilkes Booth

National Hotel - John Wilkes Booth Nineteenth Century Life American History Famous Historical Events Geography Social Studies

When he was in Washington, John Wilkes Booth liked to stay at the National Hotel.  Located on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue, it wasn't far from the Capitol.

After President Lincoln's death, investigators learned that Booth had stayed in Room 228 of the National Hotel during his recent visit.

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Drawing of the National Hotel, where Booth stayed in Washington, online courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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