Quincy: Adams National Historical Park Holding July 4th Events

Credit: National Park Service

Credit: National Park Service

The Adams National Historical Park will be holding a series of events today in observance of July 4th. 

Deputy Superintendent Caroline Keinath  tells WATD News the park will be open to tours throughout the day ahead of a re-enactment of the Second Continental Congress at 2 p.m. 


That will be followed by a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 3:30 p.m. at Peacefield a house that has a great deal of significance when it comes to July 4th. 


The events will wrap up with a stage play with actors portraying John Adams, Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. 


The event is free and open to the public.


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