Monthly Archives: October 2012

The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library

John Adams Library

In 1822 when John Adams was 86 years old he deeded his extensive collection of books of nearly 3,000 volumes to the Town of Quincy, Massachusetts. The library had six different locations before it found its final site at the Boston Public Library. In 1822 the collection was stored in an outbuilding near the Old […] more

John Adams Birthplace and Homes in Quincy, Massachusetts

Adams National Historical Park

John Adams birthplace and homes are located in the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. Click here for directions to the park. The Adams National Park offers guided tours that leave form the Visitor Center every quarter past and quarter to the hours. The last tour departs at 3:15 pm. Visitors are taken by […] more