Have trouble finding a horse to get groceries? Want to get out town for the weekend? Look no further than John C. Howard’s stable on G St.
April 1865. Washington, D.C. “John C. Howard’s stable on G Street between 6th and 7th, where John H. Surratt kept horses before leaving town on April 1.” From photographs pertaining to the assassination of President Lincoln, April-July 1865. Wet plate glass negative, photographer unknown.
This is another incredible photo from the 1860s with great detail. Click on it to get a closer look.
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