- John Adams Birthplace
Infobox_nrhp | name =John Adams Birthplace
caption = Birthplace of President
John Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts.
lat_degrees = 42
lat_minutes = 14
lat_seconds = 22
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 71
long_minutes = 0
long_seconds = 15
long_direction = W
locmapin = Massachusetts
December 19, 1960cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=56&ResourceType=Building
title=John Adams Birthplace |accessdate=2007-11-16|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service]
October 15, 1966cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Local
The John Adams Birthplace, in
Quincy, Massachusetts, is the home in which United StatesPresident John Adamswas born on October 30, 1735. This house is now part of the Adams National Historical Parkoperated by the National Park Service. The birthplace of Adams' son John Quincy Adamsis only a few feet away, and Adams' later mansion, called Peacefieldis a few miles away, as are the graves of both presidents and their wives in the United First Parish Church. All are open to the public.
It is a typical
saltboxhome, characterized by the sloping roof.
December 19, 1960, the birthplace was designated a National Historic Landmark.citation|title=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/66000129.pdf National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: John Adams birthplace] |384 KiB |date=March 5, 1975 |author=Polly M. Rettig and Charles E. Shedd, Jr. |publisher=National Park Service and PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/66000129.pdf Accompanying 2 photos, exterior, from 1974.] |468 KiB ]
It is included in the
Adams National Historical Park.
* [http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=56&ResourceType=Building John Adams' birthplace NHL listing]
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