I thought I’d follow her journey and visit her homes from Pennsylvania to the palace in Monaco.
While attending the Cannes film festival, Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III met while Kelly was touring the palace in May of 1955. This is where their love story began, and in January of 1956 they were engaged, and married in April of the same year.
Kelly & Prince Rainier sitting between Kelly’s parents at Kelly’s home in East Falls, PA
More engagement photos taken by Howell Conant at Kelly’s New York apartment
The wedding portrait taken in the palace salon
Her serene highness Princess Grace
A mother’s devotion...
A family portrait
Princess Caroline, Princess Stephanie, and Prince Albert
Photo 1 photography by Edward Quinn
Photo 2 Bettmann/Corbis
Photo 3,5,6,7,8 photography by Howell Conant
Photo 4 Everett collection