A tribute to an American President opens in downtown Fort Worth this week.

The JFK Tribute, a permanent open-air exhibit located at the site where President John F. Kennedy gave his last speech to the general public on the morning of November 22nd, 1963, officially opens on Thursday.

The tribute exhibit was designed around an eight foot Lawrence Ludtke bronze sculpture of John F. Kennedy.

“Everyone involved in this project is honored to create a lasting tribute to this part of Fort Worth’s history and to present it in such a public location for all to enjoy,” said Taylor Gandy, JFK Tribute Co-Chair.

The event will take place at 9 a.m. in General Worth Square at 916 Main Street in Fort Worth.

More information is available at www.jfktribute.com.