"Oh my sweet little farm..."

From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose ideas and actions helped to transform thirteen disparate colonies into one united nation.


Special Events at Adams National Historical Park

Calendar of Events

See what events and special tours are taking place at Adams National Historical Park!

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Park Film

Award Winning Film: Enduring Legacy

Narrated by Laura Linney and featuring the voices of Tom Hanks and Paul Giamatti, this 27 minute film is shown daily at the park Visitor Center.

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The Old House at Peace field

The "Old House" at "Peace field"

"Peace field" offered four generations of the Adams family a place of peace and tranquilty, and a respite from war and politics.

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The John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplace

The John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplaces

"...you can hardly imagine how we live" Picture yourself in the past and imagine the revolutionary world of patriots on the homefront.

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Abigail Adams on John Quincy Adams oil by John Singleton Copley, 1796

"...as fine a portrait as ever was taken..."

Portait painting enhances biography. With each stroke of the brush the painter gives visual dimension to words and provides a sense of intimancy.

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