The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America. Endowed by John Adams as a preparatory school for boys, it was built on the site where the legendary patriot John Hancock was born. Now home to the Quincy Historical Society whose museum showcases the city’s history from Native American times up through the early 21st century and archives are a major resource for information on local and area history.
Home to the Weymouth Historical Society,the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memorabilia from the Revolutionary War through World War I, and a carriage house with antique sleighs, farming and ice harvesting tools. Open Wednesdays 9am - 1pm , excluding holidays or by appointment.
Eastern Nazarene College captures the charm and excitement of L.M. Montgomery’s enduring classic about an orphan girl, Anne Shirley, from her first encounter with her austere guardian to her thrilling graduation from Queen’s Academy. The play faithfully recreates the memorable events and characters from the brilliant novel.
The Church of the Presidents is the only building in the United States to house the final resting place of two Presidents. President John Adams, First Lady Abigail Adams, their son President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams are interred in the family crypt underneath the front entrance to the building.
In response to a general rise in distress and hatred directed at "others" in our community and our country, Quincy Point Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, is hosting a second interfaith conversation series, open to the public, in order to promote understanding of other faith communities on the South Shore. We will host four conversations at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday nights in April. Enter through the parking lot door closest to Washington Street - "Accessible to all" parking and elevator located on Abbey Road side of building.
Historic New England presents an evening film series at the Eustis Estate as part of the special exhibition, Future Retro: Designs from the Great Age of American Automobiles. In keeping with the exhibition theme, these classic movies feature vintage cars. Before the movie starts at 8:00 p.m., enjoy snacks, a craft beer tasting, and exclusive access to the exhibition galleries after hours.