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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1925/00/00 Worthen-Kennedy House is built.
1956/10/08 Joseph P Kennedy Owner Joe Kennedy buys the Worthen Residence outright.
1957/01/02 John F Kennedy Home Joe Kennedy gives the Worthen residence to his son and daughter-in-law a no-interest 5 year mortgage for the purchase price, thus saving them the interest over the years.
1957/01/02 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Home Joe Kennedy gives the Worthen residence to his son and daughter-in-law a no-interest 5 year mortgage for the purchase price, thus saving them the interest over the years.
1960/00/00 John F Kennedy Politics Jack Kennedy uses the family Compound as a base for his 1960 US Presidential campaign and later as a summer White House and presidential retreat until his assassination in November 1963. JFK Presidential Election
1963/11/29 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Widow Mrs Kennedy urges White to write in LIFE that Jack was truly "a man of magic," that his presidency was truly special, that the era was, to use the words she borrowed from a Broadway musical, "one brief shining moment that was known as Camelot." For President Kennedy: An Epilogue (essay)
1963/11/29 Theodore H White Work Summoned by Jacqueline, White arrives at her Hyannisport home: She was absolutely composed when I arrived.... The chief memory I have is of her composure - of her beauty (dressed in black trim slacks, beige pullover sweater, her eyes wider than pools). For President Kennedy: An Epilogue (essay)
1963/11/30 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Contributing Editor Mrs Kennedy scribbles "and it will never be that way again!" the Camelot quote. At the end of the essay, she pencils in: "And all she could think of was tell people there will never be that Camelot again." For President Kennedy: An Epilogue (essay)

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Particulars for John Kennedy Summer Home, Hyannis:
Sight Category Building
Building Type House
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Single dwelling




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