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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John F. Kennedy

 
 
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 17, 2014
1. John F. Kennedy Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States who on this spot May 14, 1960, addressed the people of Dorchester County. "Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country."
 
Location. 38° 34.3′ N, 76° 4.562′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Church Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Dorchester County Circuit Court. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Finding Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Eastern Shore Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); John Barth (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ P. E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); This Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goldsborough House (about 400 feet away); 1739 (about 700 feet away); Cambridge House B&B (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Also see . . .  Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, Cambridge Maryland, Saturday Afternoon, May 14, 1960. Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files. Speeches
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 17, 2014
2. John F. Kennedy Marker
and the Press. Speech Files, 1953-1960. Cambridge, Maryland, 14 May 1960. JFKSEN-0909-028. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

“A pollution program is absolutely essential if we are to restore purity to rivers like the Choptank and Peach Blossom Creek, and re-open these rivers to vital and profitable shellfish harvesting.” (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPolitics
 
With fountain and courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 17, 2014
3. With fountain and courthouse
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
4. John F. Kennedy Marker
John F. Kennedy image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 20, 2018
5. John F. Kennedy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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