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October 15, 2017 Open Hours at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours given on the hour and half hour. The last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12.

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November 4, 2017: Behind the Scenes tours at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

AAHS Birthplace Laying Chimney Foundation 1950 The Abigail Adams Historical Society (AAHS), stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, presents Behind the Scenes at the Abigail Adams Birthplace: A Tour with Preservation Carpenter Walter Beebe-Center on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The tour will be offered twice, from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 2:00 p.m. to […]

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September 10, 2017 Open Hours and Cider Pressing at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Abigail Adams Historical Society Presents An Apple Cider Pressing Demonstration September 10, 2017   On Sunday, September 10, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Abigail Adams Birthplace will be open for tours and an apple cider pressing demonstration. An important seasonal activity in colonial times, cider pressing produced one of the most common beverages drunk […]

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October 3, 2017; 7PM: Abigail Adams Smith and the Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment from Colonial America to Today

Abigail Adams Historical Society Partners with Thomas Crane Public Library and South Shore Hospital to Present Abigail Adams Smith and the Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment from Colonial America to Today Tuesday, October 3, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room, Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy. Abigail and John […]

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August 13, 2017 Open Hours at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours given on the hour and half hour. The last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12.

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September 10, 2017 Open Hours and Cider Pressing at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Please join us for apple cider pressing at the birthplace. Please bring you own apples. Tours on the hour and half hour. 1:00-4:00 p.m. $5 for tour and pressing.

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July 9, 2017 Open Hours at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours given on the hour and half hour. The last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12.

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Abigail Adams Historical Society celebrates 70 Years of Preservation

2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the Abigail Adams Historical Society’s rescue of the Abigail Adams Birthplace from demolition. To celebrate, we’ll be offering special programming and behind-the-scenes tours focused on historic preservation. Stay tuned–we hope you can join us in our year-long celebration!

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May 13, 2017: Landmarks of Slavery and Freedom: Exploring Local African-American Historic Sites

Abigail Adams Historical Society (AAHS), stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, and the Hingham Public Library present Landmarks of Slavery and Freedom: Exploring Local African-American Historic Sites on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham, Mass. Abigail Smith Adams strongly opposed the institution of […]

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May 21, 2017 1:00 to 4:00 p.m: Special Tours of the North Weymouth Meeting House District

Abigail Adams Historical Society, the First Church in Weymouth, and  the North Weymouth Cemetery Present Special Tours of the North Weymouth Meeting House District. Sunday, May 21, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The 1685 Abigail Adams Birthplace, where Abigail Smith Adams was born in 1744 and where she married John Adams in 1766, will offer tours at […]

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