“You know best, Captain”: The Executed Conspirators in Lincoln’s Assassination

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Date(s) - 27 Jun 2017

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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After the death of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865, attention turned to nine individuals who would eventually be put on trial for their involvement in the assassination plot, with four paying the ultimate price. Lincoln assassination researcher Dave Taylor will delve into the lives and actions of the four conspirators who helped plot the death of Abraham Lincoln and then followed him to the grave. Free event on June 27, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Free but reservations required. Call (217) 558-8844 or visit www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov and click on “special events tickets.”

Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Union Theater, 212 N. 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois