Last year was the 150th anniversary of one of the most significant events in history, with its roots deep in Harford County.
On April 14, 1865 — just days after the conclusion of major hostilities in the Civil War — President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., by Harford County native John Wilkes Booth.
Words credited to the assassin — "I want to do something that will hand my name to posterity, never to be forgotten, even after I've been dead for 1,000 years." — are true. Neither his home county, nor history have forgotten. It's unlikely either ever will.
Because of its role in the American theater...