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Crowley in Acadia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech

 
 
Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2010
1. Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker
Inscription. On Friday October 19, 1959, Sen. John F. Kennedy (D) from Massachusetts, delivered a campaign speech in pursuit of the 1960 Democratic Party's nomination for the office of President of the United States. From the stage of the 23rd International Rice Festival he and wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of thousands of Louisianans.
 
Erected by The City of Crowley, Louisiana.
 
Location. 30° 12.852′ N, 92° 22.41′ W. Marker is in Crowley, Louisiana, in Acadia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Court Circle (State Highway 13) and North Parkenson Avenue on Court Circle. Touch for map. In front of Acadia Parish Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Crowley LA 70526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crowley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salmon Lusk Wright (approx. 4 miles away); Pouppeville (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church & Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rayne Depot Square (approx. 6.4 miles away); Jacques Weil Company
Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2010
2. Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); The Bernard Bertrand Home (approx. 6.6 miles away); Le Parc Du Vieux Depot (approx. 16.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowley.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2010
3. Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 63 times this year. Last updated on August 29, 2015. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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