Hancock Cemetery, Quincy

The final resting place of Adams ancestors & notable historical figures.

1307 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169

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From the 1630's until mid 1800's, Quincy's most illustrious residents and civic leaders were buried in historic Hancock Cemetery. Located across the street from "The Church of the Presidents", where John Hancock's father served as minister, Hancock Cemetery is the final resting place of Henry Adams, the first Adams to live in Quincy and ancestor of John Adams; Colonel John Quincy, for whom the city is named; patriot Josiah Quincy and other notable historical figures. Our Google map features graves chosen for either historical or aesthetic interest. Admission: Free - Open daily

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