JFK Memorial Tree.

JFK Memorial Tree

Field review by the editors.

Brooklyn, New York

According to an engraved granite slab at the base of this tree, it was planted by the Brooklyn Borough president in December 1963, only two weeks after JFK was assassinated. The relatively small size of the tree leads to a suspicion that it is, in fact, JFK Memorial Tree 2.0, or maybe even 3.0. It isn't trimmed to resemble JFK's profile, or hung with Kennedy ornaments at Christmastime. It's just a tree.

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JFK Memorial Tree

Cadman Plaza

29 Court St., Brooklyn, NY
Look for the Bobby Kennedy head on a pedestal that faces Court St. at the intersection of Montague St. JFK's tree is the second tree directly in back of the head.
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