Season 1, Episode 2-John Adams and Braintree

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Season 1, Episode 2: John Adams and Braintree

John Adams’ birth and childhood in Braintree, now Quincy, Massachusetts.

Listen as we uncover why John Adams was the way he was: how his childhood and upbringing informed his later demeanor, and became the Founding Father we knew and…respected.

National Park Service’s site for John Adams’ birthplace and the Adams National Historical Park

Visual Tour of Adams birthsite and other Adams buildings

John Adams portrait by John Trumbull.

John Adams Birthplace: 133 Franklin Street, Quincy, Massachusetts.

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