Photo, Print, Drawing William A. Petersen House, 516 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
About this Item
- William A. Petersen House, 516 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Lincoln, Abraham
- Petersen, William A
- Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
- Boucher, Jack E, photographer
- Smalling, Walter, photographer
- Payson, Kenneth, field team supervisor
- Clarke, Robert, field team
- Fine, Jonathan, field team
- Potter, Durward W, field team
Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- - houses
- - galleries & museums
- - brick buildings
- - U.S. Presidents
- - District Of Columbia -- District Of Columbia -- Washington
- - Significance: The Petersen House was built by William A. Petersen in 1849. The home was the scene of President Lincoln's death on April 15, 1865. Lincoln was brought to a small bedroom on the first floor after being shot by John Wilkes Booth while across the street at Ford's theater. The U.S. Government purchased the house in 1896 and placed it under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service thirty years later. Today it is known as the House Where Lincoln Died.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-69
- - Survey number: HABS DC-165
- - Building/structure dates: 1849 Initial Construction
- - National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034
- Photo(s): 4
- Color Transparencies: 1
- Measured Drawing(s): 5
- Photo Caption Page(s): 2
Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS DC,WASH,505-
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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- Boucher, Jack E
- Clarke, Robert
- Fine, Jonathan
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Jandoli, Liz
- Lincoln, Abraham
- Payson, Kenneth
- Petersen, William a
- Potter, Durward W
- Smalling, Walter
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Abraham Lincoln, William A Petersen, Kenneth Payson, Robert Clarke, Jonathan Fine, and Durward W Potter, Boucher, Jack E, and Walter Smalling, photographer. William A. Petersen House, 516 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington D.C. Washington, 1933. translateds by Jandoli, Lizmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/dc0148/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Lincoln, A., Petersen, W. A., Payson, K., Clarke, R., Fine, J. & Potter, D. W., Boucher, J. E. & Smalling, W., photographer. (1933) William A. Petersen House, 516 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington D.C. Washington, 1933. Jandoli, L., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/dc0148/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographers by Boucher, Jack E, and Walter Smalling. William A. Petersen House, 516 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. trans by Jandoli, Lizmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/dc0148/>.