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John Wilkes Booth EP-20 | Marker History

John Wilkes Booth Marker, EP-20

This is the Garrett place where John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Lincoln, was cornered by Union soldiers and killed, April 26, 1865. The house stood a short distance from this spot.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1937
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Caroline County
Physical Description of Location: Port Royal, VA 22427. Located on A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301), 2.25 miles southwest of the intersection of A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301) and Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17). Marker is on the left when traveling southwest on A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301).
GPS Location: 38.1404048470,-77.2281270940
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