John F. Kennedy NHS Closes for 2014

A ranger hands a child dressed as an alligator a Halloween treat.
A trick or treater accpets a Halloween treat from a ranger


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News Release Date: October 8, 2014

Contact: Jim Roberts, 617-566-7937

Brookline, MA –John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site (NHS) will close for the season following a special Halloween event on Friday, October 31. The site will be closed from November 1, 2014 until May 2015.

On October 31, John Fitzgerald Kennedy NHS will host a special Halloween program from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. National Park Rangers will greet trick-or-treaters at the front of the house, where there will be a photographic display, "Kennedy Halloweens." Trick-or-treaters will receive a special Halloween packet commemorating the 50th anniversary of the minting of the John F. Kennedy Half Dollar. Revelers might even see a Kennedy campaign worker modeling the fashions of 1952! The house will not be open for tours during this Halloween evening program. For more information, please call (617) 566-7937, Wednesday through Sunday, visit us online at, or like us on Facebook at

The regular visitor season for the site ends on October 31, 2014. During the winter months, the site is open by appointment only, Monday-Friday. The site will open for a special com-memorative weekend on Saturday, November 22 &Sunday, November 23, 10:00 AM –4:00 PM to honor the legacy of President Kennedy. For more information visit us at or call 617-566-7937.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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