4 Mar 2014

Did you know that Kathy Bates, the Oscar-, Golden Globe-, and Tony Award- winning actress has a connection to the Lincoln assassination?

Kathy was born in Memphis, TN, in 1948 to Langdon and Bertye Bates. Her great-great- grandfather was President Andrew Jackson'spersonal physician, but it was her paternal grandfather, Finis Langdon Bates, that links Kathy to John Wilkes Booth.

Museum Hours

The museum will open for the 2018 season on Saturday, March 31. Normal hours are every Wednesday and Saturday, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Sunday hours are 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Tours start every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour; the last tour begins at 3:30 pm. The last day of the regular 2018 season will be Sunday, November 18th.

We will reopen for November, 30, December 1st and 2nd for our 17th Victorian Christmas.


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