The Boston Massacre Marker

The Boston Massacre marker represents the location of the historical event known as the  when five civilians were killed by British troops. It was the second president of the United States, John Adams, who defended the soldiers who killed the five civilians. The marker is located in the corner of State and Devonshire Streets (see […] more

Letters from John Adams to Abigail Smith

Source: Massachusetts Historical Society   Letters during courtship and early legal career, 1762 – 1774 Letters during Continental Congress, 1774 – 1777 Letters during diplomatic mission to France, 1778 – 1779 Letters during diplomatic mission to Europe, 1779 – 1789 Letters during vice presidency, 1789 – 1796 Letters during presidency, 1796 – 1801 List of […] more

Abigail Adams Biography

Who was Abigail Adams? Abigail Adams was the wife of second president  and mother of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams. She is mostly remembered for the letters she wrote to her husband while he was away during the  and while he served as a . The letters were filled with discussions and advice on […] more

The John Adams Presidential $1 Coin

The United States Mint started issuing Presidential $1 coins in 2007 until 2011. As a result of a large stockpile of unused $1 coins the US Mint stopped minting them in 2011. Today the Presidential coins are being minted for collectors. They feature the image of one president, in the order that they served. The […] more

The John Adams Library at the Boston Public 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

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

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