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Adams National Historical Park

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Address: 135 Adams Street, Quincy, MA 02169-1749
Phone Number: (617) 773-1177
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Description: This site explores the lives of two early American presidents, John and...
This site explores the lives of two early American presidents, John and John Quincy Adams.
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The Adams House was a wonderful experience. Our tour guide, Carol, was knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was a great value and a must do in Quincy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Calhoun, Georgia
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Calhoun, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Adams House was a wonderful experience. Our tour guide, Carol, was knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was a great value and a must do in Quincy.

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Boston MA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is open seasonally only so in 2015 it opens on April 19 . ends in early November. As a local ,a visitor used to be able to stop into either location directly but now people must go to the NPS office which is on the left side of the huge building across Hancock St when you take the T... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was definitely worth the trip to Quincy (which is easily accessible with public transportation). I combined this site with a stop at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (also accessible from public transportation). The park rangers did a great job of presenting the Presidents John and John Quincy Adams and their families in context.

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BOSTON MA,
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

II just finished David McColough's book " John Adams ' it made the revisit so ethereal He was a true patriot .

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Nice day trip that was fun and educational. We enjoyed seeing the homes and hearing the history. Also very affordable!

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Adams homestead and the trolley tour of other historic landmarks in Quincy. I found amazing what the founding fathers and their wives sacrificed to establish our nation.

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Chardon, Ohio
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Adams Historical site consists of several buildings that are not close together. Visitors take a van from place to place. We plugged the site into our GPS and ended up at the second home John Adams lived in. While there is a visitor center there and the people were very helpful, a better place to start is the main... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great history lessons!! There are cemeteries, old churches, historic homes, and much more that go right back to the founding of our Country.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've found that people travel all over to see historic sites but never check out what is right in their own backyard. Born in Boston,as a young child I would go with the summer program at the community center to the Freedom trail. We would visit the Old No Church, Burial grounds, Bunker Hill ,USS Constitution. We were never brought... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the library. Having visited both Mt. Vernon and Monticello, it was amazing the difference of the lifestyles of the Adams' compared to Washington and Jefferson. The library was in a separate building and was quite impressive. If your every in the Boston area and want to see what life was like for President and... More 

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