Wolf Run Studio - Memorials & Monuments
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. . . MEMORIALS & MONUMENTS . . . (Click on an image to see the actual notecard size)
Kennedy Gravesite
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

#NC-10130-MM - Notecards
Also available in Assortment Packs #AST-720 and #AST-721

Of the many graves of famous people buried in Arlington National Cemetery, none attract more tourists than that of John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. President. A frequent visitor to Arlington National Cemetery, Kennedy last walked the grounds on Veteran's Day in 1963, only 11 days before his assassination. On a previous visit to Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee mansion at the heart of the property taken for the cemetery, he had looked out across the Potomac River to the Capital and commented, "I could stay here forever."

Jacqueline Kennedy, the President's widow, selected his gravesite on a hill below Arlington House and lit the eternal flame that burns brightly in his honor. Upon her death in 1994, she was buried beside him. The graves of their deceased children, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy and an unnamed Infant Daughter, flank them.

Cape Cod field stones frame the flame and the simple marble tombstones. Quotations from Kennedy's Inaugural Address are inscribed along the ellipse. Each year on May 29, John F. Kennedy's birthday, the President sends a wreath to the gravesite. In a nearby grass plot lies the casket of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the President's brother who also was the victim of a political assassin.

Text © 1997 Terry White, Drawing © 1997 Bill Harrah

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