In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
The Assassination of President Lincoln, at Ford's Theater, Washington D.C. April 14th 1865
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Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (92.1 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)
Brooklyn Bridge centennial cane .
This cane is a 1983 souvenir of the Centennial celebration for the Brooklyn Bridge. The Grumet cane collection also contains a cane from the original celebration of the Bridge's opening day. The pewter handle of the cane is a replica of the handle from the original cane.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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