Kennedy Assassination Route

Kennedy Assassination Route (HM2J6)

Location: Dallas, TX 75202 Dallas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.737', W 96° 48.49'

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On November 22,1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, visited Dallas. A Presidential Parade traveled north on Houston Street to Elm Street and west on Elm Street. As the parade continued on Elm Street at 12:30 P.M., rifle shots wounded the President and Texas Governor John Connally.

Findings of the Warren Commission indicated that the rifle shots were fired from a sixth floor window near the southwest corner of the Texas School Book Depository Building. Elm and Houston, a block north of this marker.

President Kennedy expired at Parkland Memorial Hospital at 1:00 P.M. The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial plaza is nearby, bounded by Main, Record Market and Commerce Streets.
HM NumberHM2J6
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 705281 N 3628908
Decimal Degrees32.77895000, -96.80816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.737', W 96° 48.49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 44.22" N, 96° 48' 29.40" W
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Area Code(s)214, 469, 972, 817
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 499 Main St, Dallas TX 75202, US
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