Irving, Texas: JFK Assassination GarageA private home whose garage is where Oswald stashed the gun that he later (supposedly) used to kill JFK in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.
- 2515 W. 5th St., Irving, TX
- I-30 exit 34, then north on Belt Line Rd/8th St for 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Rock Island Rd, then after a mile turn right onto Story Rd. Drive south to 5th Street and turn right. The house is #2515, but there's no plaque or marker -- just the house and its garage.
- Private residence. Visible from street.
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- Worth a Detour
Visitor Tips and News About JFK Assassination Garage
Looks empty now.[Leah Nunez, 09/26/2012]
It is. The town of Irving bought the house, is restoring it to its 1963 appearance, and plans to open it as an attraction by late 2013. Oswald would visit the house on weekends, and stopped by on the morning of the assassination to retrieve his bolt-action Mannlicher-Carcano rifle, stored in the garage.
The Museum Board of Irving, Texas, is considering preserving the home of Ruth Paine, in whose garage Lee Harvey Oswald stored the gun that killed President Kennedy.... [01/06/2007] Complete News Story