Arlington Libraries: An exhibit of 80 photos shows JFK and the first lady during their visit to Fort Worth, just before he arrived in Dallas, http://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2013/08/JFK-FWST-exhibit.php .
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-Arlington National Cemetery (Virginia): Kennedy's gravesite is marked with an eternal flame, in accordance with his widow's wishes, http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/VisitorInformation/MonumentMemorials/JFK.aspx (open despite shutdown).
-Newseum: Through Jan. 5, this privately operated museum hosts three exhibits related to JFK: ''Creating Camelot,'' family photos; ''Three Shots Were Fired,'' including artifacts like the Zapruder movie camera, which captured the shooting on film; and ''A Thousand Days,'' a short documentary about JFK's 1,000-day administration, http://newseum.org/exhibits-and-theaters/temporary-exhibits/jfk/ . On Nov. 22, the Newseum hosts a ''JFK Remembrance Day'' including discussions and a three-hour rebroadcast of CBS News' live coverage of the assassination. An evening program, ''Eyewitness to History: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later,'' is scheduled for Nov. 20.
-Smithsonian's National Museum of American History: Items related to the Kennedys can be found in exhibits on presidential elections and first ladies' inaugural gowns, http://americanhistory.si.edu/ (temporarily closed by shutdown).
-Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.: The museum houses the limousine Kennedy was riding in when he was shot. A lecture series about JFK and the assassination is scheduled for Nov. 18-22, http://www.thehenryford.org/research/kennedyLimo.aspx and http://www.thehenryford.org/jfkremembered .
-Dartmouth College's Baker-Berry Library, in Hanover, N.H.: Through Dec. 20, ''The Grassy Knoll Revisited: On the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of JFK,'' offers artifacts connected to the assassination, along with a digital forensic analysis of a photo of Oswald holding a rifle and Marxist newspapers, http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/exhibits/bakerberry/index.html.-
-Duquesne University, Pittsburgh: ''Passing the Torch'' is a symposium featuring experts on the assassination, including investigators, a physician who attended Kennedy, and an appearance by Oliver Stone, director of the film ''JFK,'' Oct. 17-19, http://www.duq.edu/jfk .