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Church of the Presidents

This place was amazing and was one of my favorite stops on our family trip to Boston. The church is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
922dlp
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River Edge, New Jersey
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Great historical stop

John was our guide and he was very informative. Gave us lots of info about the church and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marmie1a
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Crown Point, Indiana
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United First Parish Church (also known as The Church of the Presidents) has a rich history in both the social and religious community. The church was built in 1828 of local Quincy granite and is now designated as a National Historic Landmark. The...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was amazing and was one of my favorite stops on our family trip to Boston. The church is rich in American History, which can be learned from the daily tours given. There is no entrance fee, but donations are requested. In the basement...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John was our guide and he was very informative. Gave us lots of info about the church and the crypts

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place to visit to learn about the Adams' family and see the family crypts. Guide will speak as long as you want to stay! No entrance fee but a donation is accepted.

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

After the NPS tour of JA and JQA homes, we stopped by the church to see the tombs. We were given a tour of the church, then taken downstairs to see the final resting place of John, Abigail, John Quincy, and Louisa. It was an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PhillyGirl1215
Reviewed March 6, 2019

We took the tour of the church during the Quincy Winter Fest. There was music, miniatures and the crypt with the tombs of John Adams and John Quincy Adams, very cool. We had no idea, the tour guide was very good. The area is very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Across from the Adams National Historical Park visitor center set in a beautiful park in the heart of Quincy, MA. We visited here before going on the the trolley tour of the Adams homes. This is an active congregation. $4.00 pp fee and the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

This historic church is an ABSOLUTE MUST VISIT 4 any historian or REAL AMERICAN. SJW's stay OUT!! Although the crypts of the 4 historic figures entombed there are a little creepy, their contents John Adams, Abagail Adams their son John Quincy & his wife, make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2015tanuki
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is the final resting place of us presidents of John Adams & John Quincy Adams & their wives Abigail Adams & Louis Catherine Adams. Church is open for the public with guided tours daily from Monday through Saturday 11am 4pm & Sunday 12 -4pm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Enamul13
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Learn about two presidents and their wives; visit the crypt where they are buried and enjoy the park outside the church

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PSAtlanta
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Was unable to visit nearby Adams National Historical Park because they ran out of tour tickets (make sure to get there early!), so we decided to make a quick visit to the Adams crypt in the church. They charge an admission fee but the guide...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Dan A
February 25, 2019|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. They haven't posted the 2019 visitor schedule yet. I would call to see if they can accommodate you. They do hold regular Sunday services in this active parish. You may want to contact them here: Group tours are... More
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September 7, 2018|
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Monday through Saturday 11 am to 4 pm Sunday noon to 4 pm Now, they only offer tours "in season" - as in conjunction with the seasonal tours of the Adams Historical Park. When the Park closes for the winter, the tours stop... More
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