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Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

United First Parish Church

 
 
United First Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
1. United First Parish Church Marker
Inscription.
Within this church are the tombs of two
Presidents of the United States
and their wives

John Adams – Second President 1735 1826
Abigail Adams 1744 1818

their son
John Quincy Adams – Sixth President 1767 1848
Louisa Catherine Adams 1775 1852

 
Erected by Adams Temple and School Fund.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 15.065′ N, 71° 0.19′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Hancock Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling south on Hancock Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quincy MA 02169, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abigail Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Hancock Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Adams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Adams (approx. mile
United First Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
2. United First Parish Church Marker
Marker is located to the left of the front door of the church.
away); Old House (approx. half a mile away); Adams National Historical Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sailors Home Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of President John Adams. Official White House website. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Biography of President John Quincy Adams. Official White House website. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Adams National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
3. National Historic Landmark Marker
United First Parish Church
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1971
Landmark Marker on Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
4. Landmark Marker on Church
The Landmark Plaque is to the right of the front door of the United First Parish Church.
Church from Hancock Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
5. Church from Hancock Cemetery
The Adamses were originally laid to rest in Hancock Cemetery, located across the street from the United First Parish Church. The original marker for John Quincy Adams can be seen in the photo.
<i>First Church (Unitarian) Quincy, Mass.</i>... image. Click for full size.
Postcard by L.A. Chapin, circa 1915
6. First Church (Unitarian) Quincy, Mass....
Beneath the Portico of the Church are entombed the remains of John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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