Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Quincy Adams House

Location:    Deer Park, New York
Year:   1835

After President John Quincy Adams left office in 1829, he habitually spent his summers at his Long Island estate. The former President-turned-Congressman led the legislative fight against slavery from his summer house. 

Although the house itself no longer exists, the John Quincy Adams Primary School stands on the former grounds adjacent to appropriately-named Adams Street.  


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