Presentation: The Wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier to JFK

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The John F Kennedy Museum at the Osterville Village Library

The year was 1953. The location- Newport, Rhode Island. The bride wore a dress of ivory tissue silk, with a portrait neckline, fitted bodice, and a bouffant skirt embellished with bands of more than fifty yards of flounces. The bride’s attendants dressed in pink taffeta. Before the mass, a special blessing from Pope Pius XII was read. Tenor soloist Luigi Vena sang Gounod’s Ave Maria. The Wedding cake was four feet tall! Let’s learn more about this fairytale wedding. The honor of your presence is requested as we relive the wedding of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier to John F Kennedy on Saturday July 13th at 1pm in the Main Meeting Room at the Osterville Village Library. Wendy Northcross, Executive Director of the JFK Hyannis Museum will be here presenting this exciting, not to be missed talk!

For more information and to register for this event, please contact Amy Wolfe at or by calling the OVL directly at (509)428-5757

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