Investigation: Detective McDevitt Walking Tour
About Investigation: Detective McDevitt Walking Tour
On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.
This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.
Approx. 2 hours
Recommended for ages 8 and up.