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Kennedy Assasination

Dealey Plaza, Dallas Texas
1963-11-23
This map shows the location where John F. Kennedy was assasinated by Lee Harvey Oswald (depending upon what you want to believe). Oswald took the fatal shots from the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository which is the large building at the top. The famed grassy knoll is the area on the right of Elm Street (West side of the Plaza).

Check out the Birdseye for this location. It is excellent!!
Read more at Wikipedia. Bird's Eye View View Larger Map

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