Networking Day Trip
JFK Museum and Driving Tour
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
10:00 am – 3:45 pm
Follow in the steps and the final hours of President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Dallas on November 22nd, 1963. On this day, President Kennedy was assassinated as his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza. The day begins with a guided walking tour of Dealey Plaza, located at the heart of the city center. Stand on the infamous Grassy Knoll, explore various theories related to the assassination, and discover the elements that make Dealey Plaza one of the most fascinating and controversial locations in Dallas. Then enjoy a self-guided audio tour of the Sixth Floor Museum located in the old Texas School Book Depository, which is a chronicle of the life and legacies of Kennedy. Narrated by Pierce Allman, the first reporter to broadcast from the Texas School Book Depository that fateful day, the guide features excerpts of historic radio broadcasts and the voices of reporters, police officers and witnesses to the assassination.
The group will then enjoy lunch at one of Dallas’ best restaurants - Iron Cactus. After lunch begins a driving tour of the events of November 22, 1963, following Lee Harvey Oswald’s escape route and capture. You will visit Oak Cliff and the Texas Theater where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested. Next stop is the old police station where Jack Ruby shot Oswald. Lastly, the group will drive by Parkland Hospital and the Trade Mart where the President was scheduled to speak that day.
Cost: $119 per person (includes motor coach transportation to and from the Gaylord Texan, admission to museum, tour guides and lunch).
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing by January 30, 2015 to receive a refund. No refunds will be granted after January 30, 2015.