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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg begins Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture (Ongoing) 29 April 2019.Monday, all day “The Earth is putting on a new Suit,” Abigail Adams wrote, savoring the arrival of ...

“The Earth is putting on a new Suit,” Abigail Adams wrote, savoring the arrival of spring amid the tumult of national politics in 1800. Tending her kitchen garden and nurturing the new republic with equal care, Abigail delighted in learning about the natural landscape and sharing that knowledge with her family and friends.

 

This is the second of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Nature & Nurture will be on display from April 29 through June 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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May
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture Pop-Up Display Talk 6 May 2019.Monday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.   Institution: Massachusetts ...

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg Tracing Abigail's Steps: Historic North Weymouth Meeting House District Tour 19 May 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM The Abigail Adams Historical Society, in partnership with the First Church in Weymouth and North ...

The Abigail Adams Historical Society, in partnership with the First Church in Weymouth and North Weymouth Cemetery, will offer special tours of the historic North Weymouth Meeting House District, the backdrop to Abigail Adams's early life. Tours of the 1685 Abigail Adams Birthplace, where Abigail Smith Adams was born in 1744 and where she married John Adams in 1764, will take place at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:30 p.m.; tours of the North Weymouth Cemetery, one of the oldest burying grounds in Massachusetts and the site of Abigail Adams's parents' graves, are scheduled for 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. and will leave from the Birthplace. The First Church in Weymouth (17 Church St.), 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, will offer tours 1:00-4:00 p.m. (The current building, the third on the site, dates from 1833.) In 1776, Reverend Smith read the Declaration of Independence to the congregation, the first time they would have heard it. Tours will feature Reverend Smith’s Bible.

Tour hours: Abigail Adams Birthplace: 1:00, 2:00, and 3:30; North Weymouth Cemetery: 1:30 and 3:00 (tours will begin at the Birthplace); First Church: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Birthplace and Cemetery tours; First Church tours by donation

Institutions: Abigail Adams Historical Society; The First Church in Weymouth; North Weymouth Cemetery

Location: Abigail Adams Birthplace: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass., and The First Church in Weymouth: 17 Church St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 9 June 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours ...

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams ...

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams ...

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams ...

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg The Peculiar Institution: Abigail Adams and Slavery 26 June 2019.Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:30PM Edith Gelles, Stanford University There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30. Edith Gelles, a ...

Edith Gelles, Stanford University

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Edith Gelles, a senior scholar with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, is an award-winning historian and author of Abigail & John: Portrait of a Marriage and Portia: The World of Abigail Adams. Gelles will discuss her current research on Abigail’s thoughts and experiences with slavery and race.

There is a $10 per person fee (no charge for MHS Fellows and Members or EBT cardholders). To register, visit the MHS calendar.

 

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg ends Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture (Ongoing) 28 June 2019.Friday, all day “The Earth is putting on a new Suit,” Abigail Adams wrote, savoring the arrival of ...

“The Earth is putting on a new Suit,” Abigail Adams wrote, savoring the arrival of spring amid the tumult of national politics in 1800. Tending her kitchen garden and nurturing the new republic with equal care, Abigail delighted in learning about the natural landscape and sharing that knowledge with her family and friends.

 

This is the second of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Nature & Nurture will be on display from April 29 through June 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture Pop-Up Display Talk 28 June 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.   Institution: Massachusetts ...

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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July
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg begins Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals (Ongoing) 1 July 2019.Monday, all day Never “an uninterested Spectator” when it came to the American political landscape, ...

Never “an uninterested Spectator” when it came to the American political landscape, Abigail Adams leveraged a wide network of correspondents to discuss her vision of the emerging nation.

 

This is the third of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Independence & Ideals will be on display from July 1 through September 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 3 July 2019.Wednesday, 5:30PM - 7:30PM Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants ...

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/aadams-birthplace.jpg Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 14 July 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours ...

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals Pop-Up Display Talk 19 July 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.   Institution: Massachusetts ...

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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August
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 11 August 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours ...

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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September
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg Cider Pressing Demonstration & Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 8 September 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Please join us for open hours and a cider-pressing demonstration. An important seasonal activity in ...

Please join us for open hours and a cider-pressing demonstration. An important seasonal activity in colonial times, cider pressing produced one of the most popular beverages consumed by people of all ages through the early nineteenth century.

Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours given on the hour and half hour. The 2019 tour season will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals Pop-Up Display Talk 13 September 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.   Institution: Massachusetts ...

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg ends Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals (Ongoing) 21 September 2019.Saturday, all day Never “an uninterested Spectator” when it came to the American political landscape, ...

Never “an uninterested Spectator” when it came to the American political landscape, Abigail Adams leveraged a wide network of correspondents to discuss her vision of the emerging nation.

 

This is the third of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Independence & Ideals will be on display from July 1 through September 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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October
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 6 October 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Please join us for open hours. Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours ...

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/womens-mem.jpg Their Final Farewell: Voices from Abigail’s Past 27 October 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Join us at the Thomas Crane Public Library as members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail ...

Join us at the Thomas Crane Public Library as members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail bring to life some of the most important and influential women in Abigail Adams’s life, including her mother, Elizabeth Quincy Smith, her elder sister, Mary Smith Cranch, her daughter, Abigail Adams Smith, her daughter-in-law Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, and her friend Mercy Otis Warren. The women will pay tribute to Abigail and express what it meant to them to have her as a daughter, mother, sister, and friend.

Institution: Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, Thomas Crane Public Library

Location: Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169

 

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November
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 23 November 2019.Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses. John, Abigail, and their descendants ...

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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Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture (Ongoing) 29 April 2019 to 28 June 2019 Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

“The Earth is putting on a new Suit,” Abigail Adams wrote, savoring the arrival of spring amid the tumult of national politics in 1800. Tending her kitchen garden and nurturing the new republic with equal care, Abigail delighted in learning about the natural landscape and sharing that knowledge with her family and friends.

 

This is the second of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Nature & Nurture will be on display from April 29 through June 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture Pop-Up Display Talk 6 May 2019.Monday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Tracing Abigail's Steps: Historic North Weymouth Meeting House District Tour 19 May 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg

The Abigail Adams Historical Society, in partnership with the First Church in Weymouth and North Weymouth Cemetery, will offer special tours of the historic North Weymouth Meeting House District, the backdrop to Abigail Adams's early life. Tours of the 1685 Abigail Adams Birthplace, where Abigail Smith Adams was born in 1744 and where she married John Adams in 1764, will take place at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:30 p.m.; tours of the North Weymouth Cemetery, one of the oldest burying grounds in Massachusetts and the site of Abigail Adams's parents' graves, are scheduled for 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. and will leave from the Birthplace. The First Church in Weymouth (17 Church St.), 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, will offer tours 1:00-4:00 p.m. (The current building, the third on the site, dates from 1833.) In 1776, Reverend Smith read the Declaration of Independence to the congregation, the first time they would have heard it. Tours will feature Reverend Smith’s Bible.

Tour hours: Abigail Adams Birthplace: 1:00, 2:00, and 3:30; North Weymouth Cemetery: 1:30 and 3:00 (tours will begin at the Birthplace); First Church: 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Birthplace and Cemetery tours; First Church tours by donation

Institutions: Abigail Adams Historical Society; The First Church in Weymouth; North Weymouth Cemetery

Location: Abigail Adams Birthplace: 180 Norton St., N. Weymouth, Mass., and The First Church in Weymouth: 17 Church St., N. Weymouth, Mass.

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Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 9 June 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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Bunker Hill to Penn’s Hill 17 June 2019.Monday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bunkerh-pennh.jpg

This focus tour will start from the park Visitor Center and will continue to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace and Penn's Hill. Participants will visit Abigail's and John's first home with a focus on Abigail, the "Patriot on the Home front." They will continue to Penn's Hill, where Abigail will recount that day as she and John Quincy watched the Battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the Revolutionary War unfold right in front of their eyes.

Institution: Adams National Historical Park

Location: ANHP Visitor Center

There are additions times for this event at: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

 

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The Peculiar Institution: Abigail Adams and Slavery 26 June 2019.Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:30PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Edith Gelles, Stanford University

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Edith Gelles, a senior scholar with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, is an award-winning historian and author of Abigail & John: Portrait of a Marriage and Portia: The World of Abigail Adams. Gelles will discuss her current research on Abigail’s thoughts and experiences with slavery and race.

There is a $10 per person fee (no charge for MHS Fellows and Members or EBT cardholders). To register, visit the MHS calendar.

 

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Abigail Adams: Nature & Nurture Pop-Up Display Talk 28 June 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals (Ongoing) 1 July 2019 to 21 September 2019 Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Never “an uninterested Spectator” when it came to the American political landscape, Abigail Adams leveraged a wide network of correspondents to discuss her vision of the emerging nation.

 

This is the third of four rotating exhibits on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society in 2019. Independence & Ideals will be on display from July 1 through September 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 3 July 2019.Wednesday, 5:30PM - 7:30PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg

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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Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 14 July 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals Pop-Up Display Talk 19 July 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 11 August 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Cider Pressing Demonstration & Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 8 September 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aadams-birthplace.jpg

Please join us for open hours and a cider-pressing demonstration. An important seasonal activity in colonial times, cider pressing produced one of the most popular beverages consumed by people of all ages through the early nineteenth century.

Visits are by guided tour only between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., with tours given on the hour and half hour. The 2019 tour season will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Abigail Adams: Independence & Ideals Pop-Up Display Talk 13 September 2019.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/remember.jpg

Join an Adams Papers editor for an in-depth look at the display.

 

Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

 

Fee: Free

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Tours of the Abigail Adams Birthplace 6 October 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/aahistsoclogo.jpg

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 2019 tour season at the Birthplace will highlight selections from Abigail Adams's letters. Last tour at 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults, $1 children

Institution: Abigail Adams Historical Society

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

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Their Final Farewell: Voices from Abigail’s Past 27 October 2019.Sunday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/womens-mem.jpg

Join us at the Thomas Crane Public Library as members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail bring to life some of the most important and influential women in Abigail Adams’s life, including her mother, Elizabeth Quincy Smith, her elder sister, Mary Smith Cranch, her daughter, Abigail Adams Smith, her daughter-in-law Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, and her friend Mercy Otis Warren. The women will pay tribute to Abigail and express what it meant to them to have her as a daughter, mother, sister, and friend.

Institution: Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, Thomas Crane Public Library

Location: Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169

 

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Adams Family of Boston Walking Tour 23 November 2019.Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section102/bost-by-foot.jpg

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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