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Port Royal in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Where Booth Died
 
Where Booth Died Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
1. Where Booth Died Marker
 
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number N 16.)
 
Location. 38° 9.755′ N, 77° 12.047′ W. Marker is in Port Royal, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of AP Hill Boulevard (U.S. 301) and Tidewater Trail (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south on AP Hill Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Royal VA 22535, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Port Royal (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Sacred Lot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Port Royal (approx. mile away); The Fox Tavern: A Colonial Landmark (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dorothy Roy (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Port Royal (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Earliest Inhabitants: Native Americans (approx. 0.9 miles away); Port Royal Harbor (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Royal.
 
Also see . . .  John Wilkes Booth: Escape of an Assassin & War on Chesapeake Bay. Maryland Civil War Trails (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Where Booth Died Marker on US Rte 301 (facing south) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
2. Where Booth Died Marker on US Rte 301 (facing south)
 
 
Where Booth Died Marker, looking north US 301 at intersection with US 17 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, March 7, 2010
3. Where Booth Died Marker, looking north US 301 at intersection with US 17
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,365 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
 
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