Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
erected on this site
John F. Kennedy
made a speech on
October 8, 1962
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 8, 1962.
Location. 39° 6.073′ N, 84° 30.669′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of East Fifth Street and Walnut Street on East Fifth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Votes for Women (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First High Rise Concrete Frame Building in the United States (about 600 feet away); Procter & Gamble (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Burnet House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salmon Portland Chase (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Saint Francis Xavier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greek Revival Architecture Example (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
Also see . . . JFK Library Audio Recording of the Speech. Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at Fountain Square in Cincinnati, Ohio. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the importance of electing Democratic representatives from Ohio for the nation to progress in areas such as health care, housing, education, and employment. (Submitted on September 22, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.