World War II

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America.


Open mid-April - October Monday through Friday, 9 am – 4 pm and Saturdays noon – 3 pm. Library open Monday through Friday, 9am to noon and by appointment year round.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144

Quincy is the birthplace of the popular catch phrase “Kilroy Was Here”.

Named for Private First Class William R.

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
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