Alamo Heights, Texas: JFK's Happy Texas Motorcade

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Address:
101-119 Ogden Lane, Alamo Heights, TX
Directions:
In front of Cambridge Elementary School. On the west side of Broadway, at its intersection with Ogden Lane.
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JFK's Happy Texas Motorcade

Monument incorporates a physical "gap" between a photo of JFK's motorcade here, a day before his assassination, and a plaque describing his fatal motorcade in Dallas the following day.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/16/2021]

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JFK's Happy Texas Motorcade.

JFK's Happy Texas Motorcade

Nice plaque by Cambridge Elementary in Alamo Heights, Texas explaining the shock that can hit the country and a classroom when a beloved President is killed 24 hours after seeing him wave at you. The President came to San Antonio to dedicate the School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB and waved at their fourth grade class as well as other supporters which made for an epic picture they put beside the school at the same spot. The president was traveling down Broadway and the school is on Ogden so that makes a pretty good corner picture spot to catch his point of view.

[James Pidgeon, 06/16/2021]
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