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Address: 1307 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5119

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beyond the grave

I have lived in the city all my life and find myself visiting this spot frequently, there is so much history displayed here. See for yourself!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita P
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in the city all my life and find myself visiting this spot frequently, there is so much history displayed here. See for yourself!

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White Plains
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really cool walk into history. We had planned to visit the Adams National Park, but tours don't begin until April 19th. This was a moment to think about the perfect storm of great minds that came together in the 1770s. Quincy Center is undergo g an amazing renaissance with new eateries and luxuries apartments and pedestrian walk... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

In the spring, when the dogwoods, cherry blossoms and magnolias are blooming, this cemetery is very park-like and beautiful. Peaceful, even right next to a busy road. Lots of history to be found here.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Boston is replete with small historic grave sites. We visited several graveyards while touring the city. It is intriguing to stand besides the graves of famous people (or their families). My only caution is, no graveyard is full of lots of famous Americans; at least not the very, very old ones. The amazing part is that these burial grounds still... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Hancock Cemetery is an amazing example of a historical site with insights to our forefathers during the birth of our country. It is not only a cemetery, but a window into the art and lifestyles of the 18th century. The cemetery is also connected to the Old Quincy City Hall next door (With free tours), as well as the... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is very old cemetery and also beautiful. It looks so nice from outside that you will feel to go inside.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Adams' homes and United First Parish Church I stopped by this cemetery with headstones dating back to 17th century. Get a free map across the street at the church. Be sure to take the tour of the church to visit the final resting places of the both presidents Adams and their wives.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is right across the street from the Church of Presidents, which must not be missed, but this cemetery will take you back in time as you visit the graves of soldiers from all the historic wars of this country. You can spend as long or as short a time as you like. It's not a huge cemetery.

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Northwestern Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Easy to find just off the Quincy Center T station. Go to the United First Parish Church for a map with grave locations.

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Claymont, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

After viewing the "Church of Presidents" where the Adams are buried, be sure to visit this cemetery were many other famous names can be seen on the grave markers. The cemetery itself is, sadly, not that well kept up, but it is a very interesting and peaceful place to experience.

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