Lydia, Liberty & Loyalty: Living history featuring the Quincy, Hancock & Adams families
August 1768, John Hancock's ship, the Lydia Affair, has been seized! Come hear how this event unfolded, why it incited Bostonians and provoked a Revolution. Edmund and Elizabeth Quincy invite you to the family home to partake of the radical conversations prior to the Lydia Affair. Living historians will portray the Quincy family, including their youngest daughter, Dorothy Quincy, as well as John Hancock, John & Abigail Adams, John Singleton Copley, and other 18th century friends. Event sponsored by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Discover Quincy, Revolution250 and the Guild of Historic Interpreters South. Tours of the historic Quincy Homestead will be available, donations accepted.