Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
First Vice 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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #02 John Adams, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. John Hancock Birth Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adams Academy (about 300 feet away); William Reynolds Dimmock LL.D. (about 300 feet John Hancock Birth Site (about 300 feet away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
Also see . . . Biography of President John Adams. Official White House website. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,367 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6. submitted on March 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.