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Dallas, Texas: Dealey Plaza Team Field Report

Elm St., Dallas, TX
On the western edge of downtown. I-35 exit 428E onto Commerce St., drive east two blocks past the Cenotaph, then turn left onto Market St. Drive two blocks, then turn left onto Elm St. Drive two blocks, cross Houston St, and continue straight on Elm to the parking lot behind the former Texas School Book Depository. From there it's an easy walk to The Sixth Floor and Dealey Plaza.
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Dealey Plaza

The plaza has been preserved as it was in November 1963 -- in the cross-hairs of history. X marks the spot, literally. Report...

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Dealey Plaza.

Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza and the Grassy Knoll have remained largely unchanged since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The somber and sobering area is smaller than we expected. The only visible change seems to be that the continuous scratches on the Texas historical plaque now form a box around the word "allegedly."

And yes, X does mark the spot.

[Mike Gassmann, 11/02/2023]

Dealey Plaza.

Dealey Plaza

Free! And good view from outside. Tree in front only went to second story when the location made history, now it partially blocks a good view of the sixth story window from the square.

[Masten Williams, 06/30/2011]
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