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

John Hancock Birth Site

 
 
John Hancock Birth Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
1. John Hancock Birth Site Marker
Inscription.  

On this spot
stood the dwelling
wherein was born
John Hancock
President of the Congress
of the United States
XII January MDCCXXXVII

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series list.
 
Location. 42° 15.231′ N, 71° 0.361′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Street and Hancock Street, on the right when traveling east on Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Adams Street, Quincy MA 02169, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adams Academy (here, next to this marker); William Reynolds Dimmock LL.D. (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named John Hancock Birth Site (within shouting distance of this marker); John Adams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abigail Adams
John Hancock Birth Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
2. John Hancock Birth Site Marker
On wall to left of the Adams Academy entrance portal
(approx. 0.2 miles away); United First Parish Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Men of Quincy, Mass. (approx. ¼ mile away); Hancock Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Hancock Bio. (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Hancock. (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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