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Where Booth Died N-16 | Marker History

Where Booth Died Marker, N-16

On this road two miles south is the Garrett place. There John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln's assassin, was found by Union cavalry and killed while resisting arrest, April 26, 1865.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Caroline County
Physical Description of Location: Port Royal, VA 22535. Located on A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301), less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301) and Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17). Marker is on the right when traveling south on A. P. Hill Blvd (Hwy 301).
GPS Location: 38.16257995,-77.2007908620
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