Abigail Adams Cairn

Abigail Adams Cairn (HM211T)

Location: Quincy, MA 02169 Norfolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 14.031', W 70° 59.853'

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From this spot, with her son,John Quincy Adams,then a boy of seven, by her side,Abigail Adamswatched the smoke of burning Charleston,while listening to the guns of Bunker Hill.Saturday, 17 June, 1775.< Lower Marker : >The Adams Chapter of Quincy Mass.of the Society of theDaughters of the Revolutionhave caused this memorialto be erected June 17, 1896.< Third Marker : > "The day, perhaps the decisiveday is come on which the fateof America depends.My bursting heart must findvent at my pen."Abigail Adams, June 18, 1775This Cairn, rebuilt with theoriginal stones, rededicatedby grateful citizens, as asymbol of indomitablehuman quest for freedomJuly 11, 2009
HM NumberHM211T
Year Placed1896
Placed ByThe Adams Chapter of Quincy Mass. of the Society of the Daughters of the Revolution
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Date Added Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 335171 N 4677672
Decimal Degrees42.23385000, -70.99755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 14.031', W 70° 59.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 14' 1.86" N, 70° 59' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)508, 617, 781
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-9 Viden Rd, Quincy MA 02169, US
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