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Torrance, California: JFK Toilet Bowl Memorial

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Address:
Cabrillo Ave., Torrance, CA
Directions:
On the southwest corner of Cabrillo and Sartori Aves.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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JFK Toilet Bowl Memorial

A memorial to President Kennedy, dedicated less than a year after his assassination, wasn't meant to look like a large toilet bowl.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/19/2013]

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JFK Toilet Bowl Memorial

Requesting the name of this be changed to "JFK Memorial Bidet" or just "JFK Bidet" because it has a fountain (and it rhymes!).

[Adam Schwartz, 04/07/2022]

JFK toilet.

JFK Toilet Bowl Memorial

The JFK Toilet Bowl Memorial is an "unfortunate" tribute to our fallen President. I am sure it was not intended to look exactly like a toilet, but I'll bet the completed project gave the patron an unwelcome surprise. It's located in Old Town Torrance, which has a charm of the 1950s and '60s, so your visit can include cruising the old streets, a stroll, and lunch in a local restaurant.

[Deb Miller Marschke, 08/29/2017]
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