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United First Parish Church

1306 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5112
+1 617-773-1290
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Crypt of Two Presidents and First Ladies

One of the few places where you can enter the crypt of an ex-president and founding father. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian C
A piece of American history

United First Parish Church is a must see for any history buff visiting the Boston area. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, Connecticut
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United First Parish Church (also known as The Church of the Presidents) has a rich history in both the social and religious community. Our church is the burial place of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and their wives Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams.
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1306 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5112
+1 617-773-1290
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few places where you can enter the crypt of an ex-president and founding father. The guide provided a good history of the Church and the Adamses.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

United First Parish Church is a must see for any history buff visiting the Boston area. The church includes pew 54 which was purchased by President John Quincy Adams. The tour of the church also includes the crypts of our 2nd President John Adams &...More

Thank joanninct
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA is the final resting place of John and John Quincy Adams and their wives. The staff is very knowledgeable on the history of the church and the Adams. The tour is free but donations are appreciated.

Thank Trip M
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Obviously the big draw in Quincy is the Adams national historical park, which is also a must see for history lovers, but the United first parish church is the real gem. Located across the street from the visitors center at Adams NHP, it operates the...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

After completing my tour of the Adams National Historical Park, one of the park rangers suggested that I visit the United First Parish Church in Quincy to see where the Adams family worshiped and where the remains of John and Abigail Adams and John Quincy...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We hadn't planned on visiting the church but we were glad we did. We happened to have time before our tour of the Adams historic homes began. From the outside you can't really tell that the church has a beautiful dome. This is not the...More

Thank CB1000
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The United First Parish Church (a.k.a. "The church of the Presidents" is a classic not-to-be-missed historical stop when visiting Quincy. If the history and architecture of the church itself doesn't impress you, the fact that two U.S. Presidents and their wives are buried beneath it...More

1  Thank Ray T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was entertaining visitors from Oregon, and wracked my brain to think of something they'd love. We got to the church minutes before it opened, but we didn't wait long. We had a personal tour for the three of us, and not only was it...More

2  Thank NotAFoodieButAChef
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Did not know about the Church of the Presidents until we went to the Adams Family Homestead visitor center and needed to wait for a short bit for the trolley bus to take us to those sights. When the Church of the Presidents was offered...More

1  Thank C H
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were fairly surprised by our visit to this church - in a good way. Our tour guide was a member of the Unitarian congregation and thus shared about the church's history and some of its present story. The sanctuary is beautiful,...More

1  Thank Ellen P
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