The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!
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.
The Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum leads this guided hike of the Quincy Quarries Reservation includes visit to the first commercial railway in America, the Granite Railway Incline (1828) and the Lyons Turning Mill (1893). This six mile tour is recommended for intermediate to advanced hikers. Departs at 10am and expected to return at 3pm. Advance registration required. To register, call 781-326-0079 or email, and provide name, phone number, and number of participants.
Join David Hodgdon , founder and President of Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum, on a three mile walking tour of the historic Quincy Quarries highlighting the First Commercial Railway in America, the Granite Incline and Lyons Turning Mill. To register, call 781-326-0079 or email , and provide name, phone number, and number of participants.
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.
Chartered in 1923, the Quincy Rotary Club District 7950, Massachusetts, strives to continue our mission, “Service Above Self”, to serve the local community of Quincy, MA and the world community of international service. Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 12:15pm at The Neighborhood Club, 27 Glendale Road, Quincy, MA 02169.
For over fifty years the South Shore Neptunes dive club has attracted members from all over eastern Massachusetts. Today our membership includes over 130 sports divers ranging in age from 16 to 70. Our members occupations include students, fishermen, business executives and commercial divers. While some of our members have been diving for years, others are brand new to the sport. Club members can introduce you to a new world of divers and diving experiences. The cost of membership is low, and the benefits are many.
Come to the Eustis Estate for a special author talk with Daniel Stone on his new book, The Food Explorer. The book recounts the fascinating story of David Fairchild, a late-19th-century explorer traveling the world as a special agent of the American government. He visited more than fifty countries, all by boat, in search of foods that would enrich the American farmer and enchant the American eater. He got arrested, caught diseases, and bargained with island tribes.