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Old Cemetary

If you like old cemeteries and the history they may hold, then this place is worth a visit. The... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
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Grave sites are easy to find as the cemetery is small. With brochure in hand, you can read a short... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2019
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1307 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5119
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Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

If you like old cemeteries and the history they may hold, then this place is worth a visit. The cemetery dates back to the 1600’s and there are many old headstones/epitaphs to read/view. There is no one really “famous” buried here. John Quincy Adams and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

Grave sites are easy to find as the cemetery is small. With brochure in hand, you can read a short history about the deceased. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank merle h
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

We visited Hancock Cemetery after doing the NPS tours of the 3 Adams houses and the church where JA and JQA are buried. This cemetery has generations of the Adams family going all the way back to emigration from England, so it was cool to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PhillyGirl1215
Reviewed November 24, 2018

While visiting Hancock-Adams Common, Quincy’s newest park, which had just been opened and dedicated, my friend and I also visited Hancock Cemetery which is just behind the park. This historic cemetery is in Quincy Square across Hancock Street from the United First Parish Church, a/k/a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Hancock cemetery tells the story of the community & record American history.The cemetery is a National Register listed historic site.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We visited the cemetery on Sunday and it currently hidden by construction on Hancock St. When we finally entered the cemetery we were met with trash spewed all over the floor. Empty bottles , paper and even toiletries like a toothpaste tube and such. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We have visited a lot of historic cemeteries and this is a good one -- well maintained and easy to walk around. This was part of the city hour tour which is worth taking. We had a very good guide. Most interesting is the role...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John L
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Part of your city hall tour is spent in the cemetery. Go to city hall and get a tour and they will guide you through the cemetery too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Reviewed September 6, 2017

My wife & I went on this tour which included a tour of the Quincy City Hall. The guide was very knowledgeable,a worthwhile tour of Quincy's historical past.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John G
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Get a map for this cemetery across the street at the United First Parish Church. Old and interesting, including of the Adams family vault.

Date of experience: July 2017
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