John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in the family home in Brookline. From that moment, the 35th president's life was entwined with the Boston region.
He was educated in Brookline, Dedham, and Cambridge; lived and launched his political career in Beacon Hill; and lives on for posterity in institutions in Columbia Point and Harvard Square.
Here is the ultimate map of Kennedy's life and legacy in the Boston area, with points plotted north to south. A special nod to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum for helping prepare; and a further hat-tip to readers who wrote in with key additions.Read More