The Great Boothie Road Trip 2017 ©

Tomorrow, June 21, 2017, Kate and I are taking to the road on what we’re calling the Great Boothie Road Trip 2017 ©. It will be quiet here on the blog for next couple of weeks as we drive out to see family, friends, and of course, Boothie sites from our Lincoln assassination maps! A week from now we’ll be in Springfield, Illinois where I will be presenting at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. As a follow up to my speech on John Wilkes Booth last summer, this year I will be speaking on the four conspirators who were executed for their involvement in Lincoln’s death . For those of you who live in the area and might be interested in attending this speech, the ALPLM has free tickets available to those who register. See this site to reserve your tickets: For those of you not in the area, the speech is scheduled to be recorded and I will let you all know when it is put online.

As excited as I am to be speaking at the Lincoln library once again, that speech will only be a small part of our multi-state road trip with many fascinating detours and stops. While we’re hoping to put up a full post about our adventures when we get back, I encourage you all to follow our exploits as we go via Twitter. You don’t have to be signed up for Twitter to see what Kate and I are tweeting. You can either visit my Twitter page, which is accessible by clicking here, or by watching the Twitter bar on this website. For desktop users, the Twitter bar should be somewhere on the right hand side and for mobile users, it should be near the bottom of the page. For those of you who do have Twitter, we are planning on using the hashtag #BoothieRoadTrip if you want to follow along.

Well, you’ll have to excuse me now because Kate and I have a scheduled departure time of 4:00 am tomorrow. It’s time for us to get some rest. We hope you’ll follow us as we experience the Great Boothie Road Trip 2017 ©!

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8 thoughts on “The Great Boothie Road Trip 2017 ©

  1. Dorothea Barstow

    Can’t wait to hear about all your adventures! Be safe and have a wonderful time!

  2. tyboots

    you’re wonderful!! i can’t wait to see it. thanks for sharing so much with us boothie fans.
    yes,,, please have a safe trip.

  3. Wade Kirby

    Sending the wind at your back, and wishes for a rewarding safe trip!

  4. Hi Dave
    It will be good to see you again next week. Your event is packed..between volunteers and the public. I am not sure of the number but I think it is over 200.

    See you next Tuesday. Have a safe trip


  5. Gary Goodenow

    Please be safe on your trip. I genuinely look forward to any videos you bring back and post at this site.

  6. William

    Have a safe trip and my wife and I cannot wait to hear you speak in Springfield!

  7. Candace Serviss

    Happy Trails what a wonderful adventure. Years ago I took the John Booth Escape Route Tour which is fantastic! I went to Tudor Hall and to Ft Jefferson as well…very happy for you!

  8. Laurie Verge

    Just saw the Indiana sign and am compelled to say that their roads are in just as bad shape as those here in Southern Maryland! Mr. Lincoln was an advocate for improving the infrastructure, and that was one of his justifications for enlarging the role of the federal government.

    It seems that we’ve been lacking in keeping up that infrastructure nationally for at least a decade or more. Get out that asphalt and steamrollers, America!

    Otherwise, Dave and Kate, I envy you this trip.

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