Kennedy Lincoln Continental (automobile)

  • Type: Automobile, Car

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Vehicle


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Timeline

Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1961/00/00 Ford Motor Company Manufacturer A standard Lincoln Continental four door convertible (model 74A) is built by the Ford Motor Company at the Wixom, Michigan plant, enhanced at Experimental Garage at the Ford Proving Grounds and taken to Hess and Eisenhardt coachworks in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1961/06/15 A refitted Lincoln Continental four door convertible is delivered to the White House. White House North Portico The White House
1963/11/22 SS-100-X is loaded onto a Fairchild C-123 Provider. Piloted by Captain Thomason of the 76th Air Transport Squadron, they fly to Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio and then onto Dallas Love Field in Dallas, where it will be stored in a car park. Brooks Air Force Base - Hangar 9 San Antonio, TX
1963/11/22 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Widow the ... motorcade from the airport, hot, wild-like Mexico and Vienna, the sun was so strong in our face, I couldn't put on sunglasses and then we saw this tunnel, and I thought if you were on the left the sun wouldn't get into your eyes. - Jackie Kennedy Assassination of John F Kennedy
1963/11/22 Then Clint Hill, he loved us, he was the first man in the car... we all lay down in the car and I kept saying "Jack, Jack, Jack" and someone was yelling "he's dead he's dead." - Jackie Kennedy Dealey Plaza Historic District Dallas, TX Assassination of John F Kennedy
1963/11/22 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Widow I could see a piece of his skull coming off, it was flesh colored not white--he was holding out his hand - and I can see this perfectly clean piece detaching itself from his head - then he slumped in my lap. - Jackie Kennedy Dealey Plaza Historic District Dallas, TX Assassination of John F Kennedy
1963/11/22 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Widow All the ride to the hospital I kept bending over him saying "Jack, Jack can you hear me, I love you Jack." I kept holding the top of his head down - Jackie Kennedy Assassination of John F Kennedy
1963/11/22 Lee Harvey Oswald Assassin Using an Italian Carcano bolt-action rifle, Lee Harvey Oswald shoots President Kennedy from the sixth floor window of the Texas School Book Depository. Texas School Book Depository Dallas, TX Assassination of John F Kennedy
1977/00/00 The 1961 Lincoln Continental, SS-100-X that President John F Kennedy was riding in when he was assassinated remained in service until early 1977. The car is now exhibited to the public at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Assassination of John F Kennedy

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Particulars for Kennedy Lincoln Continental (automobile):
Vehicle Type Automobile, Car
Area of Significance Automotive
Sight Category Vehicle



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