Celebrate Independence Day at Adams National Historical Park
Celebrate America’s Independence at the home of founding father and 2nd President of the United States, John Adams and 6th President John Quincy Adams.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Independence Forever: Re-enactment of the Continental Congress. Become a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and reenact the passage of the Declaration of Independence. Join the "band of brothers" who changed the course of history in 1776 and sign the historic document.
1:30 p.m. The Reading of the Declaration of Independence. Join the delegates of the Continental Congress, celebrate liberty, and lend your voice to the ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence!
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Jefferson & Adams: A Stage Play. Witness a compelling dramatization of the extraordinary friendship between two American Presidents, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams and Adams' "dearest friend" Abigail in the performance of this revolutionary dialogue.
Programs are FREE and open to the public. Limited street parking is available on Adams Street. Property is a ten-minute walk (.5 mile) from the Quincy Center MBTA station.