Season 1, Episode 2-John Adams and Braintree

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Season 1, Episode 2: John Adams and Braintree

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. Learn about John’s childhood, early political career, education, and family, as well as his birthplace!

John Adams’ Birthplace and the Adams National Historical Park site.

Visual Tour of Adams birthsite and other Adams buildings from Google Arts & Culture.

Make sure to listen to John Adams’ “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “John Adams and Peacefield”!

From My June 2019 Visit!

From My June 2022 Visit!

John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplaces
Image from the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
John Adams portrait by John Trumbull.

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

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