Presidential Wreath Marks John Quincy Adams’ Birthday

A Presidential Wreath from President Barack Obama is placed on the granite tomb of John Quincy Adams during a ceremony honoring the Sixth U.S. President's 248th birthday anniversary Friday at United First Parish Church, Quincy Center. JQA was born July 11, 1767. Among those placing the wreath on the tomb in the church crypt are

A Presidential Wreath from President Barack Obama is placed on the granite tomb of John Quincy Adams during a ceremony honoring the Sixth U.S. President’s 248th birthday anniversary Friday at United First Parish Church, Quincy Center. JQA was born July 11, 1767. Among those placing the wreath on the tomb in the church crypt are (clockwise from left) Ed Fitzgerald, director; Quincy Historical Society, H. Kirtland Switzer II, member, United First Parish Church; Mayor Thomas Koch, Peter Boylston Adams, a direct descendant, Adams Memorial Society; HM3 TroyDannie Clarke, Navy Operational Support Center Quincy; Gary Haynes, director, History and Visitor Program, United First Parish Church; ¬†YN2 David Clarke, Navy Operational Support Center Quincy; Support Center Commander Eric Vandiver and Rev. Rebecca Froom, United First Parish Church. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Peter Boylston Adams, a direct descendant of President John Quincy Adams, was among the featured speakers at Friday's 284th birthday celebration for the Sixth U.S. President.

Peter Boylston Adams, a direct descendant of President John Quincy Adams, was among the featured speakers at Friday’s 248th birthday celebration for the Sixth U.S. President. Story, other photos in the July 16th issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

 

 

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