Middletown Town Council votes 6-1 to endorse USS JFK Project

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, the Middletown Town Council voted to officially endorse the USS John F. Kennedy Project’s proposal to bring Big John to Rhode Island. The progress was picked up by the Associated Press and printed throughout the country! Read more about it in the press: The Providence Journal The Colorado Springs Gazette…

Pres. George HW Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush endorses project

We are thrilled and honored to announce that President George Herbert Walker Bush, our nation’s 41st Commander-in-Chief, has officially endorsed the idea of bringing the USS John F. Kennedy to Rhode Island as a memorial and public attraction. This is another major endorsement that will get us one step closer to building the critical mass…

USS John F. Kennedy Project Update – June, 2012

For the past several months, the major focus of RIAHOF’s USS John F. Kennedy Project has been to work with all potential stakeholders to determine the preferred mooring location on Aquidneck Island. Encouraged by this news, two of our major donors increased their commitment to an aggregate $2 million. Fundraising consultant Bill White is hopeful…