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February 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 18 February 2019.Monday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM A Presidents' Day Event! Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, ...

A Presidents' Day Event! Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants were prolific writers. The trove of documents they left behind intimately describe their lives, public service, and Boston from the eve of the Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century.

$15 (general admission) / $5 (BBF members)

More information and purchase tickets at Boston By Foot.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 16 February 2019.Saturday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an ...

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 15 February 2019.Friday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an ...

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 14 February 2019.Thursday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an ...

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

 

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January 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg Annual Members Reception 13 January 2019.Sunday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM The Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, welcomes members to ...

The Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, welcomes members to a special, members-only reception. Advance details will be provided about special year-long "Remember Abigail" programming and events meant to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Abigail Adams's death in October 2018 and the 275th anniversary of her birth in November 2019.

Free to members

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

Location: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

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December 2018
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Remembering Abigail 1 December 2018.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM Abigail Adams lived at the heart of American politics for nearly half a century. She was a ...

Abigail Adams lived at the heart of American politics for nearly half a century. She was a revolutionary First Lady, urging her husband to “Remember the Ladies” in the colonial quest for independence, and a huge influence on the nation’s sixth president, John Quincy Adams. In her letters to her family and a wide circle of influential colleagues, Abigail was candid and colorful in depicting the hard work and great reward of nation-building. Join us as we remember the life and legacy of Abigail Adams, one of the many women who helped build early America.

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society

Fee: $25.00

Please RSVP

This program is open to all educators of K-12 students. Teachers can earn 22.5 Professional Development Points or 1 graduate credit (for an additional fee).

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Melchior at education@masshist.org or 617-646-0588.

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November 2018
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg Tea at the Abigail Adams Birthplace 11 November 2018.Sunday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM The Abigail Adams Birthplace will be holding a special tea to celebrate Abigail Adams's 274th ...

The Abigail Adams Birthplace will be holding a special tea to celebrate Abigail Adams's 274th birthday! Enjoy tea and dessert served on fine china in the same rooms where Abigail Adams lived for the first twenty years of her life and where she married John Adams in 1764.

Pre-paid tickets are necessary, and admission is limited to 50. For more information, contact AAHS1947@yahoo.com.

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

Location: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Cradle to Grave—Abigail Smith Adams: Extraordinary Woman, Extraordinary Life—Date Change! 3 November 2018.Saturday, 9:00AM - 12:00PM Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Saturday, November 3. ...

Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Saturday, November 3.

This one-day-only tour explores Abigail Smith Adams's life from cradle to grave. Participants will follow in Abigail's footsteps on a free park trolley to the Abigail Smith Adams Birthplace in Weymouth, the John Quincy Adams Birthplace in Quincy, and finally to the United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents in Quincy.

Participants will be served tea and explore the homes where Abigail was born, was married, and where she raised her children during the American Revolution. They will be welcomed by Abigail Adams herself and hear stories of her life before ending the tour with a visit to Abigail's tomb in the Adams Crypt.

Institutions: The Abigail Adams Birthplace, Adams National Historical Park and United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents

Fee: FREE

For more information and to register: Visit Event Brite.

Space is limited to 24 participants on the tour. You must have reservations/tickets through Event Brite in order to participate in the tour.

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October 2018
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/womens-mem.jpg Boston Women’s Memorial 15th Anniversary 28 October 2018.Sunday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Join us as the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Boston ...

Join us as the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Boston Women’s Memorial on the Commonwealth Mall. Festivities will include the reflections by Mercy Otis Warren, Arbour Tanner, and Elizabeth Brown Blackwell on their friendships with the memorial’s figures: Abigail Adams, Phillis Wheatley, and Lucy Stone.

Location: Women's Memorial, Commonwealth Mall

 

 

 

 

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour-Date Change! 28 October 2018.Sunday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Sunday, October 28. ...

Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Sunday, October 28.

Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants were prolific writers. The trove of documents they left behind intimately describe their lives, public service, and Boston from the eve of the Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century.

$15 (general admission) / $5 (BBF members)

More information and purchase tickets at Boston By Foot.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg Commemoration of Abigail Adams's Death 28 October 2018.Sunday, 10:00AM - 11:00AM Join the Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, as we mark the ...

Join the Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, as we mark the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Abigail Adams's death with a special service and readings commemorating her remarkable life. The First Church in Weymouth is one of the oldest continuing congregations in the United States and the church where Abigail Adams's father, Reverend William Smith, served from 1734 to 1783.

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society, First Church in Weymouth

Location: The First Church in Weymouth, 17 Church St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

No reservations necessary.

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Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 18 February 2019.Monday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg

A Presidents' Day Event! Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants were prolific writers. The trove of documents they left behind intimately describe their lives, public service, and Boston from the eve of the Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century.

$15 (general admission) / $5 (BBF members)

More information and purchase tickets at Boston By Foot.

 

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Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 16 February 2019.Saturday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 15 February 2019.Friday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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Unconditional Love: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 14 February 2019.Thursday, 7:00PM - 9:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/teaparty-unconditional-love.jpg

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area and beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted almost 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Their iconic personalities come to life as actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum read a selection of letters and reveal, in the words of John and Abigail Adams, their teasing humor and their undying love and respect for each other.

Institution: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum; 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 (doors open at 6:30 pm)

 

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Annual Members Reception 13 January 2019.Sunday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg

The Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, welcomes members to a special, members-only reception. Advance details will be provided about special year-long "Remember Abigail" programming and events meant to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Abigail Adams's death in October 2018 and the 275th anniversary of her birth in November 2019.

Free to members

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

Location: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

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Remembering Abigail 1 December 2018.Saturday, 9:00AM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Abigail Adams lived at the heart of American politics for nearly half a century. She was a revolutionary First Lady, urging her husband to “Remember the Ladies” in the colonial quest for independence, and a huge influence on the nation’s sixth president, John Quincy Adams. In her letters to her family and a wide circle of influential colleagues, Abigail was candid and colorful in depicting the hard work and great reward of nation-building. Join us as we remember the life and legacy of Abigail Adams, one of the many women who helped build early America.

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society

Fee: $25.00

Please RSVP

This program is open to all educators of K-12 students. Teachers can earn 22.5 Professional Development Points or 1 graduate credit (for an additional fee).

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Melchior at education@masshist.org or 617-646-0588.

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Tea at the Abigail Adams Birthplace 11 November 2018.Sunday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg

The Abigail Adams Birthplace will be holding a special tea to celebrate Abigail Adams's 274th birthday! Enjoy tea and dessert served on fine china in the same rooms where Abigail Adams lived for the first twenty years of her life and where she married John Adams in 1764.

Pre-paid tickets are necessary, and admission is limited to 50. For more information, contact AAHS1947@yahoo.com.

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

Location: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

 

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Cradle to Grave—Abigail Smith Adams: Extraordinary Woman, Extraordinary Life—Date Change! 3 November 2018.Saturday, 9:00AM - 12:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Saturday, November 3.

This one-day-only tour explores Abigail Smith Adams's life from cradle to grave. Participants will follow in Abigail's footsteps on a free park trolley to the Abigail Smith Adams Birthplace in Weymouth, the John Quincy Adams Birthplace in Quincy, and finally to the United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents in Quincy.

Participants will be served tea and explore the homes where Abigail was born, was married, and where she raised her children during the American Revolution. They will be welcomed by Abigail Adams herself and hear stories of her life before ending the tour with a visit to Abigail's tomb in the Adams Crypt.

Institutions: The Abigail Adams Birthplace, Adams National Historical Park and United First Parish Church, Church of the Presidents

Fee: FREE

For more information and to register: Visit Event Brite.

Space is limited to 24 participants on the tour. You must have reservations/tickets through Event Brite in order to participate in the tour.

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Boston Women’s Memorial 15th Anniversary 28 October 2018.Sunday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/womens-mem.jpg

Join us as the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Boston Women’s Memorial on the Commonwealth Mall. Festivities will include the reflections by Mercy Otis Warren, Arbour Tanner, and Elizabeth Brown Blackwell on their friendships with the memorial’s figures: Abigail Adams, Phillis Wheatley, and Lucy Stone.

Location: Women's Memorial, Commonwealth Mall

 

 

 

 

 

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Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour-Date Change! 28 October 2018.Sunday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg

Due to the forecast, this event has been moved from Saturday, October 27 to Sunday, October 28.

Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants were prolific writers. The trove of documents they left behind intimately describe their lives, public service, and Boston from the eve of the Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century.

$15 (general admission) / $5 (BBF members)

More information and purchase tickets at Boston By Foot.

 

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Commemoration of Abigail Adams's Death 28 October 2018.Sunday, 10:00AM - 11:00AM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg

Join the Abigail Adams Historical Society, stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, as we mark the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Abigail Adams's death with a special service and readings commemorating her remarkable life. The First Church in Weymouth is one of the oldest continuing congregations in the United States and the church where Abigail Adams's father, Reverend William Smith, served from 1734 to 1783.

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society, First Church in Weymouth

Location: The First Church in Weymouth, 17 Church St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

No reservations necessary.

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