Fort Worth, Texas: Bronze JFK Gave Last Speech Here

JFK started his last morning on earth in Fort Worth. A statue and other tributes call attention to that fact -- a not-so-subtle poke at rival neighbor city Dallas, where JFK met his doom.
Address:
901 Main St., Fort Worth, TX
Directions:
Downtown. On the southeast corner of E. 8th and Main Sts, just south of the Hilton Fort Worth hotel. Street parking is limited.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Fort Worth, Texas - Bronze JFK: Alive In Fort Worth
JFK Bronze in Forth Worth: Those familiar with the John F. Kennedy assassination know that the President flew into Dallas, Texas, on Air Force One, then was picked up by a motorcade and promptly driven to his doom. [11/20/2012] Complete Story...

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JFK at night.

Bronze JFK Gave Last Speech Here

Peaceful place to visit at night, well lit, with many pictures and quotes on the memorial wall.

[Kevin, 09/14/2016]

JFK Statue.

JFK Statue Memorial

Bronze statue of John F. Kennedy surrounded by a memorial tribute, pictures, and quote. The quote is engraved in the stone behind a calm water feature.

[Evans, 12/26/2013]

The statue marks the spot where JFK gave his last speech, mere hours before he was shot in neighboring Dallas.

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