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Address: 1307 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5119

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We saw this site on a walking tour. I loved visiting all the old grave sites and feeling the history of the people who had come before us to forge this part of the country. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cohocton, New York
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Cohocton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this site on a walking tour. I loved visiting all the old grave sites and feeling the history of the people who had come before us to forge this part of the country. Our tour guide gave so much great info other people were stopping to listen. Great feeling of history and a feeling of respect rests in... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The cemetery was founded c. 1640 (the date of the earliest documented graves), and is the only tangible remainder of the early settlement of the area.[2] It was the resting place of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their wives, Abigail Adams and Louisa Adams (respectively), before they were moved to the crypt in the United First Parish... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I had never seen graves dug longitudinally into the hill and covered with vertical stones in a U.S. cemetery before. The site looks well-cared for and remains a very respectful area amongst all the stores nearby.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I picked up a photocopied guide at the United First Parish Church and took a walk through the cemetery. Though it did not contain the most prominent figures of the Revolutionary time period, it did have some of the less minor individuals and supporting characters. John Hancock is not buried there, but his father is. John Q. Adams is no... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Quincy is going through a transformation in the downtown area and the Hancock Cemetery has had a facelift as well. Many of the old headstones had broken apart and have now been restored. The cemetery is not large and is located next door to City Hall and across the street from The Church of Presidents. Many of the Founding Fathers... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

great place to wander around and check out american history-the cemetary is small but so interesting-john quincy and john quincy adams were buried there-but- were moved across the street to christs church- which is also a great place to visit .It is where both presidents worsiped- trees and flowers are also tagged, so you also can view the beauritful flowers... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Across the street from the church - this is a quaint cemetery. Not very large but very interesting, Well kept by the historical society a good end to the day after visiting the Adams houses and the church, Many Adams and Hancock family members buried here.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A real trip back into America's history is a walking tour of The Hancock Cemetery in Quincy center. Although we have lived here in Quincy our tour was my first to this real life historical place. Some head stones date to the earliest times in our countries history--the 1600's. To add to your visit to "The City of Presidents" do... More 

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

In this small cemetery in Quincy are the original graves of John Adams and John Quincy Adams before they were relocated across the street. Its a quick stop with some on street parking available so stop and take in this final resting place of some of our revolutionary leaders.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cool Grave Stones ( no grave stone rubbing allowed for historical preservation) take the time to walk through and photograph to your hearts content

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