President Kennedy's Assassination Site
Friday November 22, 1963, the entire world was stunned when President John F. Kennedy was struck by two bullets from the sixth floor window of the Texas School Book Depository Building, allegedly by Lee Harvey Oswald. Mrs. Kennedy, who was riding with her husband, was not shot. Governor John B. Connally of Texas, riding in the jump seat in front of the President, was severely wounded.
Grave of John F. Kennedy
35th President of the United States
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Located near the Custis Lee Mansion overlooking Washington, D.C. is the grave site. Here burns the eternal flame, which was lighted during the burial service. Two of the Kennedy Children are also buried here.
Above are two postcards, along with copies of the descriptions on the back of the cards. The two Kennedy children mentioned were Patrick Bouvier Kennedy who died two days after his premature birth in August 1963 and "Arabella" who was stillborn in 1956. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was buried at the site alongside her husband following her death in May 1994.
The video below shows the visit by the Obamas and Clintons to the grave site on November 20, 2013 to place a wreath of white flowers.
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