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Make sure to visit (along with Adams homes)

We have visited a lot of historic cemeteries and this is a good one -- well maintained and easy to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John L
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Fairfield
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Part of your city hall tour is spent in the cemetery. Go to city hall and get a tour and they will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ttocsnodrog_2000
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White Salmon, Washington
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1307 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5119
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Reviewed yesterday

We have visited a lot of historic cemeteries and this is a good one -- well maintained and easy to walk around. This was part of the city hour tour which is worth taking. We had a very good guide. Most interesting is the role...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of your city hall tour is spent in the cemetery. Go to city hall and get a tour and they will guide you through the cemetery too.

Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I went on this tour which included a tour of the Quincy City Hall. The guide was very knowledgeable,a worthwhile tour of Quincy's historical past.

Thank John G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Get a map for this cemetery across the street at the United First Parish Church. Old and interesting, including of the Adams family vault.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This cemetery holds fine examples of colonial and Victorian gravestones. Some are true works of art, with iconography typical of their eras (death’s heads, willows and urns). Reading epitaphs gives a glimpse into the matter-of-fact, poetic attitude towards death that was held in the centuries...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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!

Thank Anita P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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...More

Thank Stefania D
Reviewed 13 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.

Thank NotAFoodieButAChef
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...More

Thank MGKelly
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...More

Thank Ray T
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