Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, Dallas

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Monument · Historic Site
Forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District provides intriguing insight into this period of history. The area was named a National Historical Landmark in 1993 to preserve buildings, structures, and streets, which have been identified as possible assassin locations. Visit the associated museum in the book repository or view the contemporary JFK memorial. For Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and beyond, use our Dallas trip website to get the most from your Dallas vacation.
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  • I was a kid when Pers Kennedy was shot but being here brought it all to life. Couple nice plaques describing both Dealy Plaza as a landmark as well as the sit of the assignation. Go and read...  more »
  • It was a very surreal experience seeing the site of the Kennedy assassination in person after seeing it on video and the history books throughout my lifetime.  more »
  • It was great to make history connections with my children. We arrived early and were able to cross the street and read the plaques to get a sense of what happened.The museum was not open. It would definitely help to watch a few documentaries and read a few books before coming without a museum tour.
  • A lot of history on this Grassy Knoll. We enjoyed reading the signs and wondering how our nation accepted that Kennedy was shot with a boomerang bullet. Given the location of his car and location of the accused shooter the bullet could not have struck him from the front.
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