Adams National Historic Park and Peacefield:
Touch history at this amazing location, the Adams National Historic Park, representing the birthplace of two U.S. Presidents. This park celebrates a family of patriots that helped found and shape the nation. It includes the mansion Peacefield which served as the summer getaway during the presidencies of both President John Adams and his son President John Quincy Adams. Come be a part of history with the generational home of this great American family.
1250 Hancock Street Quincy, MA 02169
United First Parish Church:
Built with Quincy granite in 1828, the United First Parish Church is sometimes referred to as the “Church of Presidents.” John Quincy Adams funded the construction. The church includes the Adams family crypt which is the place of internment for President John Adams, President John Quincy Adams, and their wives. Tours of the church include the crypt.
1306 Hancock Street Quincy, MA 02169
Dorothy Quincy Homestead:
This childhood home of Dorothy Quincy is steeped in history. The Dorothy Quincy Homestead was the meeting place of a number of founders and patriots during the Pre Revolution and Revolutionary days. Dorothy’s husband John Hancock the first signer of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams the second President of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, Josiah Quincy, and more met and planned here. The Quincy family was one of Massachusetts’ leading families and a family of Founders and Revolutionaries. Their descendents included President John Quincy Adams and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Explore this amazing piece of American history.
34 Butler Road Quincy, MA 02169