Zapruder grave.

Grave of Abraham Zapruder: He Filmed JFK's Assassination

Field review by the editors.

Dallas, Texas

Abraham Zapruder was an obscure manufacturer of ladies' dresses when he left his office with his Bell and Howell 8mm home movie camera on November 22, 1963, and walked one block to Dealey Plaza, hoping to film President Kennedy as he passed by in his motorcade. His shaky footage of the assassination was only 486 frames long -- less than 27 seconds -- but it was enough to make Zapruder's name immortal. He died in 1970, but you can visit his grave.

The camera is locked away in the National Archives.

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Grave of Abraham Zapruder: He Filmed JFK's Assassination

Emanu-El Cemetery

Address:
3430 Howell St., Dallas, TX
Directions:
Emanu-El Cemetery. North side of the city. US Hwy 75 exits 1A or 1B. Drive west one block to Howell St. The cemetery entrance is on the east side of Howell, between N. Hall St. to the south and Lemmon Ave. to the north. The grave is just south of the mausoleum, near the road, with a small magnolia tree growing over it.
Hours:
Gates open daily 7:30-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
214-720-7710
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