Dallas, Texas, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The Assassination Of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy In Dallas, Texas

On November 22, 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was with his wife was engaging in an re-election campaign stop in Dallas, Texas. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot in the head while his driver took him and his wife through an overpass in Dallas. President Kennedy was pronounced dead at the nearby Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Dallas, Texas

John Neely Bryan – The Founder Of Dallas, Texas

In November 1841, the city of Dallas, Texas, was founded by John Neely Bryan, who settled on the east bank of the Trinity near a natural ford.. Bryan had picked the best spot for a trading post to serve the population migrating into the region. The ford, at the intersection of two major Indian traces, provided the only good crossing point for miles. 

Author’s Note:

In present day, John Neely Bryan’s log cabin is in downtown Dallas.