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United First Parish Church

1306 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5112
+1 617-773-1290
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very impressive old church with the remains of 2 presidents and their wives burried below. Take a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
taf2fy
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Amazing Tour

We had an awesome tour guide who told us all about the wonderful history of this church. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jon L
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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United First Parish Church (also known as The Church of the Presidents) has a rich history in both the social and religious community. Our church is the burial place of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their wives Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1306 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5112
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+1 617-773-1290
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Reviewed 4 days ago

very impressive old church with the remains of 2 presidents and their wives burried below. Take a tour and can see the burial sites.

Thank taf2fy
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an awesome tour guide who told us all about the wonderful history of this church. It was amazing and such a pleasant experience.

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice tour of the historic church and burial site of Presidents John Adams, John Quincy Adams and wives.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great docent take us downstairs and showed us models of previous churches (that go way back to 1639) and told us about the 'new' one there now. It's the resting place of 2 presidents so well worth the $20 donation we gave....More

Thank InnOnCharlotte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a private association church which appreciates donations for admission. Docents show the Adams and Quincy pews and explain the church's history. In the basement is where John and John Qunicy Adams and their wives are interred; be sure to visit it.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great in combination with visit to Adams historical park. Tour given by congregation volunteer on donation basis. Final resting place for 2 presidents and their wives. Interesting fact about how our flag changed between the administrations.

Thank scampi745
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Even if you don't follow history you can understand the importance of these two presidents. I found it moving and always wanted to see this if I ever visited near Boston. Great respect for both of these presidents and found the tour of the old...More

1  Thank TheAppalachainRogue
Reviewed 16 June 2017

One of the few places where you can enter the crypt of an ex-president and founding father. The guide provided a good history of the Church and the Adamses.

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

United First Parish Church is a must see for any history buff visiting the Boston area. The church includes pew 54 which was purchased by President John Quincy Adams. The tour of the church also includes the crypts of our 2nd President John Adams &...More

1  Thank joanninct
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA is the final resting place of John and John Quincy Adams and their wives. The staff is very knowledgeable on the history of the church and the Adams. The tour is free but donations are appreciated.

1  Thank Trip M
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