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.
August 03, 2013
The Brookline Years: Considering Factors that Shaped the Kennedy Family’s Legacy of Service
Join us as we celebrate the remarkable lives of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Senator Edward Kennedy and pay tribute to the Kennedy family’s enduring legacy of service.
July 24, 2013
2013 Celebration of Rose Kennedy's Birthday
The John F. Kennedy NationaLHistoric Site celebrated Rose Kennedy's birthday on July 22 with a visit from author Barbara Perry and a special exhibit.
June 28, 2013
Barbara Perry to Speak about Rose Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site welcomes Barbara Perry, senior fellow at the University of Virginia, to speak about her new book, Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, on July 21.
May 31, 2013
Community Presentation on Saint Aidan's Catholic Church
Join the National Park Service, Brookline Historical Society and the Campaign to Preserve Saint Saint Aidan's for presentation on the significance of this Catholic church to Brookline.
May 08, 2013
New Season, New Color
John F. Kennedy National Historic Site opens for its 2013 summer season on May 22 with a new color.
April 29, 2013
We'll Never Turn Back: Relive a Day of Learning
Teachers and librarians join Civil Rights Movement activists and award winning authors for a day of learning and discussion about the Civil Rights Movement in the classroom.
March 29, 2013
2013 National Junior Ranger Day
Join us and our sister sites, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site and Longfellow House-George Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site for a full day of fun for everyone from age 5 to the young at heart.
March 01, 2013
Brookline Booksmith and John F. Kennedy NHS Welcome Caroline Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy will speak about her new book March 28 at Coolidge Corner Theatre at 6pm. Before the event, John F. Kennedy NHS will be open for tours from 1pm-4pm.
February 21, 2013
Community Presentation of the Cultural Landscape Report
Learn more about the historic Brookline neighborhood of Coolidge Corner and John F. Kennedy’s birthplace at 83 Beals street, as the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation presents their recently published report on the area.