See exact replicas of chairs used by some of our most famous presidents. The Lincoln chair that the president sat in the night he was assassinated in 1865 at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was handicapped and here, you’ll see an exact copy of his famous wheelchair. The President Franklin D. Roosevelt Museum provided great assistance in the final reproduction of this chair. Also learn about President John F. Kennedy’s back problem and you’ll understand why he loved his favorite rocking chair. So great was the pain relief this chair afforded him, in fact, that he even had another one brought aboard Air Force One, the presidential airplane.