John Adams Birthplace Quincy, MA

John Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independence, principal author of the Constitution, first Vice President and second President of the United States, lived here from his birth in 1735 until his marriage in 1764. Built in the saltbox style, much of the original fabric remains. The house is owned by the city and operated as a museum by the Quincy Historical Society.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
265735
Names
John Adams Birthplace
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Timeline

30 Oct 1785
Birth of John Adams
19 Dec 1960
John Adams Birthplace designated a National Historic Landmark
15 Oct 1966
John Adams Birthplace added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

John Adams Birthplace has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
66000129
Date Listed
19661015
Name
Adams, John, Birthplace
Address
133 Franklin St.
City/Town
Quincy
County
Norfolk
State
Massachusetts
Category
building
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1681; 1735
Areas of Significance
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT