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Adams Mansion, 135 Adams Street, Quincy, Norfolk County, MA



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Item Title


Location
135 Adams Street, Quincy, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MA-615
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-173).
Building/structure dates: 1731 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1788 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1869 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1797 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1836 subsequent work
2 Unnumbered cover drawing sheets.

Significance: It shows the difference in size demanded by people of moderate wealth in 1731 and 1800. It shows an attempt in 1797 to fit the additions with the original 1731 building so that is would present a harmonious whole.

Subjects
U.S. Presidents
U-plan Buildings
Wooden Buildings


Related Names
Adams, John Quincy
Adams, Abigail
Adams, Brooks
Adams, John
Adams, Charles Francis
Vassall, Maj. Leonard
Gilchrist, Agnes A., Historian
Smith, Robert, Delineator
Kirk, Donald, Delineator
Sawyers, Harold K., Delineator
Simpson, William, Delineator
Winterowd, George, Delineator
Robinson, Cervin, Photographer
Peterson, Charles E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Charles E. Peterson, Photographer August 18, 1954 WEST SIDE
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Charles E. Peterson, Photographer August 18, 1954 FRONT VIEW
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Charles E. Peterson, Photographer August 18, 1954 EAST SIDE
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Charles E. Peterson, Photographer August 18, 1954 NORTHWEST VIEW OF REAR


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