My last blog was on the 18th, and sine then we have relaxed at home, don a little sightseeing,shopping, eating lobster, etc..
Then yesterday, Saturday June 25th, we went to see the Adams Houses at the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, MA. They have a nice Visitor Center downtown where you can see a movie about the lives of John and John Quincy Adams, and sign up for the trolley that takes you to the homes tours. The town of Quincy is named after an ancestor of John’s wife, Abigale Smith.
John Adams, 2nd US President was born and raised in this house. , while John Quincy Adams was born and raised in this house just a few yards away. . After spending many years abroad in Paris and London, John Adams bought the house he called “Peace Field”, . All three home were owned by members of the Adams family until they were given to the Park Service. Back at the visitor center we walked down to the church where they are buried. In the basement of the church (a church built by the Adams family) are 2 crypts. John and Abigale Adams are buried in one , and John Quincy and Luisa Catherine are buried in the other . As the docent said, where else can you find two Ex-Presidents buried in the same church? . `