- Democratic Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy addressing an estimated crowd of 8,000 at Reynolds Coliseum
Presidents -- United States
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- Democratic Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy addresses an estimated crowd of 8,000 at Reynolds Coliseum, ending a one-day campaign tour of North Carolina on September 17, 1960.
Kennedy, John F.
more info on Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Democratic Party more info on Democratic Party (U.S.)
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Building: North Carolina State University, William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)
- 2701 Sullivan Drive
- NC State University
- General note:
- Completed in 1949, the building with seating for 14,000 people is named after William Neal Reynolds, president of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company founded by his brother. Construction of Reynolds Coliseum was originally proposed by David Clark after 5,000 people from all over North Carolina were rained out of a Farmers' Week meeting in 1940. The coliseum was home to the basketball team for nearly 50 years, including two NCAA champion teams. Reynolds Coliseum also provides a venue for large university and city events. Today it houses several NC State athletic teams, as well as NC State's ROTC units. The men’s basketball team moved to the RBC Center in 2000.
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.783501, -78.669899