November 3, 2019: Cradle to Grave Trolley Tours

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The Abigail Adams Birthplace, Adams National Historical Park and United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents are pleased to announce a unique tour experience:
Cradle to Grave – Abigail Smith Adams: Extraordinary Woman, Extraordinary Life

This half-day, three-site, guided historic program will be offered TWICE ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3RD ONLY.

This morning tour begins at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm. The afternoon tour begins at 12:30 pm and ends at 3:30 pm. Space is limited to 24 participants on each tour. You must have reservations/tickets through EventBrite in order to participate in the tour.

The tour begins at the Visitors Center at Adams National Historical Park, 1250 Hancock Street in downtown Quincy, MA. Validated parking is available in the Presidents Place Galleria Parking Garage accessed via Saville Avenue. From there participants will board a free park trolley as they head off to follow in Abigail’s footsteps.

The first stop on the journey is the 1685 Abigail Smith Adams Birthplace in Weymouth. Visitors will be served tea and explore home where Abigail lived for the first twenty years of her life, and where she met and later married John Adams.

The second stop is the John Quincy Adams Birthplace, part of the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy. There Abigail Adams will welcome guests to her home and entertain them with tales of her “domestic patriotism” during the turbulent years of the American Revolution.

The final stop is the United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents in Quincy. There visitors will pay their respects at Abigail’s tomb in the Adams Crypt and hear the stories of how this 191 year-old granite meeting house came to be the Church of two Presidents and two First Ladies.

Please arrive at the Adams National Park Visitors Center at 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy NO LATER THAN 8:45 AM for the morning tour, and 12:15 PM for the afternoon tour to ensure your participation in the tour.

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