WEDDING OF JOHN AND JACKIE ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Socialite Jacqueline Bouvier and then-U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy began
dating soon after meeting at a dinner party organized by mutual friends in
May of 1952. The couples engagement was officially announced on June 25,
1953. They were married on September 12, 1953, at St. Mary’s Church in
Newport, Rhode Island by Boston’s Archbishop Richard Cushing. There were
an estimated 700 guests in attendance and 1,200 attended the reception
that followed at Hammersmith Farm is a Victorian mansion that was the
childhood home of Jacqueline. The newlyweds honeymooned in Acapulco,
Mexico before settling into their new home in McLean, Virginia.

 

 

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