Open to Men and Women age 55 and over. Registration includes a 2018 Olympics T-Shirt, entrance to the Sportsmanship Luncheon hosted by Brookdale Quincy Bay and the Awards Collation. Participants do not need to live in Quincy. Registration deadline is May 7, 2018.
Registration Forms are available at the Kennedy Center, the Recreation Department Office, and City Hall. You may also print the Brochure and Registration Form by clicking the links below. Note that the Registration Form has two pages.
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.
Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
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.
City of Boston archaeologist Joseph Bagley highlights “A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts” – Boston’s Big Dig has contributed much to our understanding of Boston’s archaeological history. Bagley’s book introduces 50 key artifacts that once belonged to Boston’s original residents—native Americans, colonial settlers, and people of various age, class and race. He draws their stories from items that passed through their hands before coming to rest in the soil beneath Boston.