• Dining Room

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

History & Culture

These pages offer our visitors a chance to learn more about the Kennedy family and important stories within their lives. Click the stories link to the left to learn more. These pages are under development, so check back often for new features on the family and other historical topics!

FRLA photo album 1310-51 Coolidge Corner c1915

Did You Know?

John F. Kennedy at six months old.

The United States declared war against Germany on April 6, 1917. One week later the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 10-2 on opening day in New York. The next month, on May 29 at 3:00 in the afternoon, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in the family’s Brookline home.