President Kennedy’s Gravesite Under Construction in 1965

The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame memorial under construction in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

This is a fascinating old photo from October 6th, 1965 at Arlington National Cemetery. The construction site shows what would eventually become JFK’s gravesite, the Eternal Flame.

The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame memorial under construction in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame memorial under construction in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Source: Library of Congress

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