Date: Saturday, Sept 25th
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Adams House, 135 Adams St, Quincy
Car Pooling: No Carpooling due to COVID-19
Price: Voluntary Donation at Church
Trip Leader: Ellen Barry (click to Email)
Adams National Historical Park, formerly Adams National Historic Site, in Quincy, Massachusetts, preserves the home of United States presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, U.S. envoy to Great Britain Charles Francis Adams, and writers and historians Henry Adams and Brooks Adams. The Adams home, located at 135 Adams St. in Quincy is not currently open for tours due to Covid. However, the home's extensive gardens may be toured from dawn till dusk. Self-guided walks are available and the garden changes daily with seasonal perennial and annual plantings.
Following the Adams home, tour The Church of the Presidents, the burial place of John and Abilgail Adams, and John Quincy Adams and his wife Louisa, in Quincy Center at 1306 Hancocl St. Tours are available from 11-4. In keeping with the church's mission of being inclusive and its commitment to keeping everyone safe, Covid safety protocols will remain in place during the tour season. All guests will be asked to wear face masks during the tour and guests will be encouraged to maintain social distance from those not in their pod.
After The Church of the Presidents, Marina Bay, an area of the Quincy waterfront combining residential areas, restaurants and marinas is close by. A fine place to relax, enjoy the view, and have a bite to eat.
Please email the trip leader Ellen Barry if you plan to attend.