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HISTORIC CEMETERY ADJACENT TO HANCOCK-ADAMS COMMON

While visiting Hancock-Adams Common, Quincy’s newest park, which had just been opened and... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Maurene_K
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Dover, New Hampshire
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Hancock cemetery tells the story of the community & record American history.The cemetery is a... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Enamul13
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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

While visiting Hancock-Adams Common, Quincy’s newest park, which had just been opened and dedicated, my friend and I also visited Hancock Cemetery which is just behind the park. This historic cemetery is in Quincy Square across Hancock Street from the United First Parish Church, a/k/a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Hancock cemetery tells the story of the community & record American history.The cemetery is a National Register listed historic site.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited the cemetery on Sunday and it currently hidden by construction on Hancock St. When we finally entered the cemetery we were met with trash spewed all over the floor. Empty bottles , paper and even toiletries like a toothpaste tube and such. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We have visited a lot of historic cemeteries and this is a good one -- well maintained and easy to walk around. This was part of the city hour tour which is worth taking. We had a very good guide. Most interesting is the role...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Part of your city hall tour is spent in the cemetery. Go to city hall and get a tour and they will guide you through the cemetery too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife & I went on this tour which included a tour of the Quincy City Hall. The guide was very knowledgeable,a worthwhile tour of Quincy's historical past.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Get a map for this cemetery across the street at the United First Parish Church. Old and interesting, including of the Adams family vault.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This cemetery holds fine examples of colonial and Victorian gravestones. Some are true works of art, with iconography typical of their eras (death’s heads, willows and urns). Reading epitaphs gives a glimpse into the matter-of-fact, poetic attitude towards death that was held in the centuries...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have lived in the city all my life and find myself visiting this spot frequently, there is so much history displayed here. See for yourself!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Anita P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was a really cool walk into history. We had planned to visit the Adams National Park, but tours don't begin until April 19th. This was a moment to think about the perfect storm of great minds that came together in the 1770s. Quincy Center...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Stefania D
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