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Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District

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Neighborhood: Downtown Dallas
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Address: 500 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: 214 571 1000
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Description: The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey...
The site includes the former Texas School Book Depository and Dealey Plaza, two of the sights forever associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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Famous for a terrible event

This area is well known because of JFK's assassination. The plaza itself is unimpressive. There are markers on the roadway near the book depository depicting the actual spots... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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North Babylon, New York
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North Babylon, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This area is well known because of JFK's assassination. The plaza itself is unimpressive. There are markers on the roadway near the book depository depicting the actual spots where the fatal shots were fired at the president. The Kennedy memorial is a large unimpressive square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We have all heard about JFK, visiting the actual site really brings it all in context. It is worth spending several hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I never thought I would ever see this, so quite a treat. I got to stand at historic place. I bought the DVDs on the conspiracy of it. Being here affirms my belief that Kennedy was not shot by LHO.

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Krum, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

I get to Dealy Plaza often,don't live real far away.There are people there from all over the world nearly 24/7.You might need a little tolerance for the disrespect shown at the site of one of the greatest tragedies of our country's history.Everybody has a theory .some will share it with you ,maybe against your will.There is a pitchman that sells... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the entire landmark. Being on the location where such a tragic but yet historic event took place was sobering to say the least. A Must See when in Dallas.

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Katy, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I saw the historical place and was sadden but very interested in taken in such a significant part of history. JFK loss rocked the nation and Dallas having the stint of the city where he was murdered seems to have brought honor to such a tragedy. It seems the final shot mark, often disappears from the road as time goes... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nothing didn't have enough information to figure out why he had an monuments no jo no no no nono no mo j o no

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was quite an amazing site. For someone who had never been to Dallas before it was remarkable how familiar this site was. Nice markers to the incident including noting where Zapruder stood, it was quite moving in its simplicity. The site itself actually was more moving than the museum across the street. For anyone interested in World history this... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Dealey Plaza should be a somber place, but it was filled with weirdos hawking conspiracy theories and taking tacky pictures of tourists standing on the X painted on the street where the president was shot. I was there in the off season, so I can imagine it's so much worse in the summer. The way people were behaving embarrassed me.... More 

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Albertville, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The place where JFK was assassinated still draws a lot of attention from people hawking various conspiracy theories. Nevertheless, it is worth visiting from the historic standpoint. However, the immediate neighborhood is sketchy. Do not visit after dark.

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