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Hyannis in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hyannis Armory

Hyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail

 
 
Hyannis Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 3, 2020
1. Hyannis Armory Marker
Inscription.  
Location of the Presidential Acceptance Speech
After JFK and wife Jacqueline voted in Boston, they flew to Cape Cod to await the election results at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port. When it was announced that Richard Nixon conceded, the family formed a cavalcade and rode down to this building, the Hyannis Armory, where Kennedy delivered his acceptance speech.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 41° 39.065′ N, 70° 16.962′ W. Marker is in Hyannis, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on South Street east of Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 243 South Street, Hyannis MA 02601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roses For Rose (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); National Seashore (about 500 feet away); Kevin Arthur Houston (about 600 feet away); Hyannis Harbor (about 600 feet away); Hyannis Normal School
Hyannis Armory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 3, 2020
2. Hyannis Armory Marker
(about 600 feet away); Battle Of The Bulge (about 600 feet away); 50 Years Of Peace Corps (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyannis.
 
Also see . . .  Hyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail. (Submitted on October 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
President-elect John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 3, 2020
3. President-elect John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline
Standing at the podium inside the Hyannis Armory, November 9, 1960.
( detail photo on the marker )
Hyannis Armory image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 3, 2020
4. Hyannis Armory
The Hyannis Armory is the fifth stop on the Kennedy Legacy Trail image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 3, 2020
5. The Hyannis Armory is the fifth stop on the Kennedy Legacy Trail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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