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

John Adams

 
 
John Adams Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
1. John Adams Marker
Inscription.
Farmer
Lawyer
Patriot
Diplomat
First Vice President
Second President
of the United States

Side of Monument:
There is danger from all men.
The only maxim of a free government
ought to be to trust no man
living with power to endanger
the public Liberty.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 42° 15.215′ N, 71° 0.426′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Burgin Pkwy and Dimmock Street, on the right when traveling north on Burgin Pkwy. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abigail Adams (approx. ¼ mile away); Old House (approx. ¼ mile away); United First Parish Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (approx. ¼ mile away); Hancock Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry Adams (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adams National Historical Park (approx. one mile away); William Hutchinson's Grant (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of President John Adams
Front of John Adams Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
2. Front of John Adams Monument
. Official White House website. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Side of John Adams Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
3. Side of John Adams Monument
Closeup of John Adams Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
4. Closeup of John Adams Statue
Sculptor’s Mark Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 18, 2008
5. Sculptor’s Mark
John Adams Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2014
6. John Adams
This portrait of John Adams 1800 / 1815 by Gilbert Stuart hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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