Sep 8, 2008

Harford expected to OK renovation of Booth home

(Mary Gail Hare, SUN) - The Harford County Council is expected to authorize extensive renovations to Tudor Hall, the 19th-century home of the nation's first presidential assassin, John Wilkes Booth, at its meeting tomorrow Tuesday evening.
The county bought the 8-acre property with its two-story, four-bedroom cottage two years ago for $810,000. It dates to 1847, when actor Junius Brutus Booth built the home off Route 22, a few miles from downtown Bel Air, as a country retreat from Baltimore. Continued