John Quincy Adams Birthplace

141 Franklin St., Quincy, Massachusetts

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John Quincy Adams Birthplace

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Frank O. Branzetti, Photographer June 3, 1941 (a) EXT.- FRONT & SIDE, LOOKING NORTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

John Quincy Adams was born in this house. During the War of Independence, the house was the residence of and the law office of John Quincy Adam's father, John. The house exhibits typical New England saltbox architecture. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MA-597)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000128
NR name
Adams, John Quincy, Birthplace
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Salt box
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1716; 1761; 1807

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2015: New photo from Michael Miller

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