• Dining Room

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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November 24, 2013
50th Anniversary of the National Day of Mourning
Over 1000 visitors joined Park Rangers and volunteers at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the National Day of Mourning last weekend.

November 07, 2013
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site to Recognize 50th Anniversary of 1963 National Day of Mourning
Brookline, Mass. – John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site (NHS) will open to the public on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2013 in recognition of President John F. Kennedy and the 50th anniversary of the 1963 National Day of Mourning following his assassination in Dallas, TX. The site will open both days from 9:30 AM until 4:00 PM, with free admission for all.

October 18, 2013
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site re-opens to visitors; season ends November 2
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site re-opened to visitors October 17 following the closure since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. The site will close for the season November 2, 2013.

Did You Know?

The Kennedy kitchen.

Like many middle-class families in Brookline, the Kennedy’s relied upon the many contributions of live-in domestic help. Mary O’Donaghue and Alice Michelan, two first-generation Americans, cooked, cleaned and cared for the children, enabling the family to live their version of the American dream.