John Adams Birthplace

133 Franklin St., Quincy, Massachusetts

Photos 

John Adams Birthplace

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

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

This house was the original homestead of the Adams family and the birthplace of John Adams. The original portion of the house exhibits typical New England saltbox architecture. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MA-596)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000129
NR name
Adams, John, 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
1650-1699; 1700-1749
Significant years
1681; 1735

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2015: New photo from Michael Miller

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