John F. Kennedy, a Massachusetts native, is still polled as one of America’s most beloved presidents, even 50 years after his assassination. His family connections, youthfulness, and mysterious and seemingly glamorous life still intrigue the public. Many auction houses are marking the 50th anniversary of his 1963 assassination in a Dallas motorcade with exclusive sales of many of his, and his friends’, family’s and colleagues’ personal items. Take a look at how you can buy a piece of history.
McInnis Auctioneers is holding a three-day auction in Amesbury on hundreds of JFK items. It begins at 3 p.m. on Nov. 22 and continues through Sunday. Anyone interested in purchasing an item can bid by going to the auction house at 76 Main St. in Amesbury, leaving an absentee bid form, registering for a phone line, or particpating online as the auction is streamed live online.