Ford's Theater, Now an Official Historic Site, Names First Superintendent





Kym M. Elder, a 21-year NPS veteran, has been named the first superintendent of Ford's Theatre National Historic Site. Elder's appointment became effective August 3rd.


The position Elder assumes was recently created, as the Ford's Theatre site is now a separate, stand-alone unit of the National Park System. Prior to this change, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site had been managed as a part of the National Mall & Memorial Parks. Ford's Theatre National Historic Site also includes the Petersen House, located across 10th Street from Ford's Theatre, and the site where President Abraham Lincoln died...



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