Adams National Historical Park is the only place in the country where the stories of two presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams, can be told from birth to death. The three properties with flower gardens and orchards transport the visitor back in time to when the Adams family lived on the premises.

A Revolutionary Who Helped the Red Coats

In addition to being a patriot, a Founding Father, the nation's second president and its first vice president, John Adams was also an early proponent of the right to counsel. He legally defended British soldiers after the Boston Massacre, even though it was politically unpopular.

Updates on Adams

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    Halls of Independence

    Jul 2019 | By Nicolas Brulliard

    Did you know that four national park sites preserve the homes of signers of the Declaration of Independence?


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