Quincy, Massachusetts: The Adams Family Statues

Two Presidents and one First Lady. John Adams, officially titled "Atlas of Independence," was sculpted in 2001 by Lloyd Lillie, who had sculpted Abigail and eight-year-old John Quincy in 1997. In 2022 the statues were brought together in Merrymount Park to stand, facing each other, across a 30-foot-wide gap.

Address:
1 Merrymount Pkwy, Quincy, MA
Directions:
In Merrymount Park.
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Bronze Abigail and John Quincy Adams

The bronze "John Adams, Atlas of Independence" statue is at a new location along with the bronze Abigail and John Quincy Adams statues. They are closer together, right next to each other, instead of looking at each other across Hancock Street.

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 12/02/2022]

Another Abigail Adams statue now stands on Hancock Street, making it possible for all three of these older statues to be moved so that they could be together.

John Adams, Atlas of Independence

The statues of John, Abigail, and John Quincy Adams were removed during the transformation of the area around the United First Parish Church into the Hancock Adams Common. They have been donated to the National Park Service, which is keeping them in storage until it can decide an appropriate new location. Stay tuned.

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 11/22/2018]
Bronze Abigail and John Quincy Adams

The statues of John, Abigail, and John Quincy Adams were removed during the transformation of the area around the United First Parish Church into the Hancock Adams Common. They have been donated to the National Park Service, which is keeping them in storage until it can decide an appropriate new location. Stay tuned.

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 11/22/2018]
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