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For most people who remember November 22, 1963, visiting this place is a one of a kind experience. The Sixth Floor Museum is very well done. It covers all aspects of the assassination, including the controversies. When you see the sniper's perch and see the long distance to the target, and read what an inaccurate rifle was alleged to have been the fatal gun, it becomes very easy to understand why so many people believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone.
Dealey Plaza is a Dallas city park, built on land donated by Dallas philanthropist and business person, Sarah Horton Cockrell. 

Dealey Plaza was a WPA project completed in 1940 in the west end of downtown Dallas where three streets meet, Main Street, Elm Street, and Commerce Street, and then pass under a railroad bridge known locally, and internationally, as the triple underpass. 

The plaza is named for George Bannerman Dealey (18591946), a pioneer publisher of the The Dallas Morning News and Dallas civic leader who had campaigned for the Dealey Plaza area's revitalization. 

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Thousands visited the assassination site during the week of November 22, 2003, for the 40th JFK Assassination Anniversary, with thousands at Dealey Plaza at 12:30 pm on the 22nd.

Watch our JFK 40th Anniversary of the Assassination Video

click here for a map showing the location of Dealey Plaza & the West End

The entry to the Sixth Floor Museum.

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The entry to the Sixth Floor Museum. The ground floor contains some exhibits, but you pay to take the elevator to the sixth floor. You go through security as stringent as boarding an airplane. It seems the entry fee might be a bit less, though, particularly for seniors, if only so that children bringing their elderly parents aren't subjected to complaints about it being so expensive to see something that they remember because they saw it all on television...

State of Texas Historical Marker detailing the infamous history .of the Book Depository Building. A plaque on the Book Depository Building, at ground level, facing Elm Street, the road upon which the limousine was traveling when the fatal bullets were fired. The plaque tells the history of the building, pre-assassination to post-assassination.
The window on the Sixth Floor. The square window on the lower right from which the fatal bullets were alleged to have been fired. By the Warren Commission. 
There is always at least one person pointing at something in Dealey Plaza.

At Dealey Plaza there are always tourists, every day, anytime of the day. And there are always conspiracy buffs selling paraphernalia and pointing out the key locations. The buff here is pointing to the Sixth Floor Window.

You can visit the Fort Worth Gravesite of Lee Harvey Oswald
No historical marker identifies the site. Few find it. Or try to. But Eyes on Texas did. 

Standing on the infamous X marking the 'spot' on Elm Street.

Looking up at the Book Depository, standing on the X that marks the spot on Elm where the first bullet struck the President.

The Grassy Knoll.

A shooter on the infamous Grassy Knoll, the Book Depository Building behind her.

A ground level view of the Triple Overpass.

The Triple Overpass. Heading down Elm. The Black SUV to the left of the clump of tourists is dead center over the X marking the spot where the first bullet hit.

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The JFK Memorial.

The JFK Memorial, a block north of Dealey Plaza, appropriately across the street from the Conspiracy Museum.

Dealey Plaza overview from Reunion Tower.
photo by Dane Tessler
Looking down on Dealey Plaza from the top of Reunion Tower we can see the Book Depository, the Triple Overpass, Elm Street and the Grassy Knoll.


Dealey Plaza, November 22, 2003



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