In the mid 2014, a compound went on sale in Palm Beach, Florida, that hadn’t been on the market in nearly 20 years. At first glance, it might have looked like any of the lavish estates that spread across the beachfront there. But this was a very special residence.
No, it turns out that this spread is the former home of U.S. president John F. Kennedy and his family. It provided a place to relax far away from the pressures of Washington, D.C. And a look inside reveals the comfort and opulence that JFK enjoyed.
Born into a wealthy Boston family renowned for its public service, JFK may not have seemed destined for a life in politics. His big brother Joe had been his family’s political bright light, in fact. But Joe’s life was sadly cut short in the Second World War.