john quincy adams :
- n 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
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- John Quincy Adams wreath laying to be held July 11
The annual commemorative wreath laying for former President John Quincy Adams will be held at noon Thursday, July 11, at the United First Parish Unitarian Church in Quincy Center. A concert of early 19th-century music will follow.
July 7, 2013 - Randolph Herald
- Owen Muelder: Early July Fourth lacked frivolity
In the early days of the Republic, John Adams helped promote the idea that American citizens should vigorously celebrate Independence Day with “pomp, parades … bells, bonfires, and illuminations.” In 1801 the public was invited to an Independence Day reception at the White House, and in 1825 President John Quincy Adams marched from the Capitol to the White House in a parade that included a stage ...
July 4, 2013 - The Galesburg Register-Mail
- This day in history
On this day in 1837, former U.S. President John Quincy Adams, who studied law in Newburyport as a young man, revisited Newburyport to give a Fourth of July address. He stayed with his son at the Cushing residence at 98 High St. -- Information provide
July 3, 2013 - The Daily News of Newburyport