Where JFK Spent His Last Night

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Fort Worth, Texas

In 2006 a historical marker was placed outside the entrance to the former Hotel Texas, identifying it as the place where President John F. Kennedy spent his last night on earth, November 21, 1963. He traveled to Dallas the next day and was assassinated. The marker replaced an older, smaller plaque that had been unveiled by Vice-President George HW Bush, on March 30, 1981 -- the same day that President Ronald Reagan was shot in front of a Washington, DC, hotel.

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Where JFK Spent His Last Night

Hilton Fort Worth

Address:
E. 8th St., Fort Worth, TX
Directions:
On the south side of E. 8th St., between Main St. and Commerce St./US Hwy 287, just to the left of the covered entry to the Hilton Fort Worth hotel.
Admission:
Free
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