JFK Historical Tour

JFK Historical Tour

Experience the JFK tragedy firsthand...your private Tour Guide will lead you through the historic day of Friday, November 22, 1963 as you follow the timeline of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Your Tour Guide will show you old photographs, maps and diagrams to help you better understand the story.
* Dealey Plaza (National Register of Historic Places)
* Kennedy Memorial Plaza
* Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (view from outside)
* Police Headquarters, City Jail
* Trace Motorcade Route through Dallas
* Old Parkland Hospital
* Site of Officer J. D. Tippit's assassination
* Oswald's Boarding House
* The Texas Theatre
* Dallas Police Memorial

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Main Street and Market Street, Dallas, TX 75202

Experience the JFK tragedy firsthand. This fascinating tour begins with a visit to the aesthetically simple, Kennedy Memorial; a thoughtful piece of art; the space is intended for reflection and remembrance.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, 500 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202-3521

Visit Dealey Plaza; a public park in downtown Dallas and the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. As you walk through Dealey Plaza with your Tour Guide, learn about the Presidential motorcade route and stop at the infamous Grassy Knoll, where bystanders heard gunshots. Learn about the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza (which commemorates the life and legacy of JFK); now located within the building formerly known as the Texas School Book Depository. See the “corner window” used by the alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. Hear details of key evidence, the Warren Commission Report, the role of the Secret Service Agents, eyewitness accounts, the Zapruder film and discuss the conspiracy theories. Depart Dealey Plaza and trace Kennedy’s presidential limousine's route to Parkland Hospital; where questionable decisions were made in the midst of the crisis. Hear accounts from the ER doctors, the tragic moments Jackie Kennedy experienced and the welfare of severely injured Governor Connally. In route, you will stop at the Dallas Trade Mart, where JFK was schedule to be the guest of honor and deliver a speech at a luncheon hosted by Dallas dignitaries.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Turtle Creek Park, Dallas, TX 75219

Drive the route of the presidential motorcade as it left Dallas' Love Field Airport heading towards downtown. Learn about Kennedy's plans for his trip to Texas.

Stop At: Main Street Garden, Main Street, Dallas, TX

Stop by Main Street Gardens to see the Old Municipal Building. In 1963, this was the home of the Dallas Police Headquarters and the Dallas city jail where Lee Harvey Oswald was held over the weekend. Your guide will cover the circumstances that lead to the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald by nightclub owner, Jack Ruby.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208-4510

Trace Lee Harvey Oswald's footsteps as he fled the Texas School Book Depository to the Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff. Stop by Oswald's boarding house that still stands today. Visit the corner of 10th and Patton St.; the site where Oswald fatally shot Dallas Police Officer J. D. Tippit. Follow the expected route Oswald took as he fled the scene, to the famous Texas Theatre, where he was captured and arrested after a struggle with the Dallas Police.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas, TX 75201-6318

Located adjacent to the Dallas City Hall is the Dallas Police Memorial; a tribute to all Dallas Police Officers slain in the line of duty. Look for the fallen J. D. Tippit's name on the Memorial.

Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Starbucks, 100 Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205, USA
Traveler pickup is offered
We offer hotel pickup within a 3 mile radius of downtown Dallas. Otherwise, tours depart from the Starbucks in Highland Park Village Shopping Center, 100 Highland Park Village Suite 101A, Dallas, TX 75205

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • Transportation in Luxury Air Conditioned SUV
  • Entry/Admission - John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza
  • Entry/Admission - Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District
  • Entry/Admission - Main Street Garden
  • Entry/Admission - The Texas Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Dallas City Hall

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up ONLY for properties within 3-miles of 100 S Houston St, Dallas TX, 75202
  • For groups of 5 or more, please call 214.682.7712 to make custom arrangements.

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