Peacefield, Home of John Adams & John Quincy Adams, Quincy, MA Photos

Peacefield was home to President John & Abigail Adams from 1787 and then passed to President John Quincy Adams & wife Louisa Catherine Adams. Adams family descendants resided there until 1946. The National Park Services now operates Peacefield (c1731) as a house museum with most of the original furniture as part of the Adams National Historic Site. The Stone Library (1870) designed by Charles Francis Adams & Edward Clarke Cabot on the grounds of Peacefield contains historic mementos like other Presidential Libraries. John Adams was second US President (1797-1801) who lived (1735-1826). His son John Quincy Adams, sixth US President (1825-1829) lived (1767-1848).

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Peacefield centerpiece of Adams National Historic Site run by National Park Service. Quincy, MA.Peacefield was home to President John & Abigail Adams from 1787 & then passed to President John Quincy Adams & wife Louisa Catherine Adams & subsequent family until 1946. Quincy, MA.Staircase in main entry hall of Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Peacefield (1731) (aka Old House) centerpiece of Adams National Historic Site run by National Park Service. Quincy, MA.Peacefield was home to President John & Abigail Adams from 1787 & then passed to President John Quincy Adams & wife Louisa Catherine Adams & subsequent family until 1946. Quincy, MA.Staircase (c1731) in main entry hall of Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Fireplace, tea table & drop-leaf table in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tea table in Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Drop-leaf table with books & China in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Turned chair & footrest in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Fireplace, tea table & drop-leaf table in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tea table in Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Drop-leaf table with books & China in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Turned chair & footrest in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Side table with porcelain in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Settee in Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Dining room table & chairs at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Dining room caned armchair at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Side table with porcelain in Paneled Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Settee in Paneled Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Dining room table & chairs at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Dining room caned armchair at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Dining room at Peacefield with portraits of George & Martha Washington. Quincy, MA.Glass candlesticks & glassware in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Knife boxes & glass vessels in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Knife boxes & porcelain serving pieces in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Dining room at Peacefield with portraits of George & Martha Washington. Quincy, MA.Glass candlesticks & glassware in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Knife boxes & glass vessels in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Knife boxes & porcelain serving pieces in dining room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Tile fireplace surround in dining room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.George Washington portrait by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Martha Washington portrait by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams at age 88 portrait by Jane Stuart at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Tile fireplace surround in dining room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.George Washington portrait (1790) by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Martha Washington portrait (1790) by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams at age 88 portrait (1824) by Jane Stuart at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Detail of portrait of John Adams at age 88 by Jane Stuart at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Round table & armchairs in southeast corner of Long Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Long Room parlor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Fireplace in Long Room parlor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Detail of portrait (1824) of John Adams at age 88 by Jane Stuart at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Round table & armchairs in southeast corner of Long Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Long Room parlor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Fireplace in Long Room parlor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Portraits & armchairs in northeast corner of Long Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tree-cornered settee in Long Room parlor at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Upholstered seating in Long Room parlor at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Charles Francis Adams portrait by Charles Bird King at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Portraits & armchairs in northeast corner of Long Room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tree-cornered settee in Long Room parlor at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Upholstered seating in Long Room parlor at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Charles Francis Adams portrait (1827) by Charles Bird King at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Nathaniel Gorham portrait by Charles Wilson Peale at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Long Hall with busts at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of John Adams in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of John Quincy Adams in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Nathaniel Gorham portrait (1786) by Charles Wilson Peale at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Long Hall with busts at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of John Adams in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of John Quincy Adams in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Bust of George Washington in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of Thomas Jefferson in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams' walking stick in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Staircase in Long Hall at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Bust of George Washington in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bust of Thomas Jefferson in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams' walking stick in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Staircase in Long Hall at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Staircase leading up from Long Hall at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Study on second floor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Armchair where John Adams was found before he died in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Fireplace mantle in study at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Staircase leading up from Long Hall at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Study on second floor at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Armchair where John Adams was found before he died in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Fireplace mantle in study at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
World globe in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Drop front desk in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bookcases at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Sleigh bed in guest room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
World globe in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Drop front desk in study at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Bookcases at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Sleigh bed in guest room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.
Candlesticks on small round table in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Table & chairs in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Pitcher & basin washing set in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Guest room at Peacefield with rocking chair. Quincy, MA.
Candlesticks on small round table in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Table & chairs in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Pitcher & basin washing set in guest room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Guest room at Peacefield with rocking chair. Quincy, MA.
Canopy bed in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tile fireplace surround in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Drop front writing desk & bookcase in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Mirror & dressing table in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Canopy bed in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tile fireplace surround in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Drop front writing desk & bookcase in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Mirror & dressing table in President's Bedroom at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Tub in Dressing Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Brooks Adams' Bedroom at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Early copy of Declaration of Independence at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Memorial room at Peacefield with Adams' family portraits Mary Ogden Adams by Francis D. Millet, & Mary Adams by Alfred Quinton Collins. Quincy, MA.
Tub in Dressing Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Brooks Adams' Bedroom at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Early copy of Declaration of Independence at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Memorial room at Peacefield with Adams' family portraits Mary Ogden Adams (1876) by Francis D. Millet, & Mary Adams (c1915) by Alfred Quinton Collins. Quincy, MA.
Tureen & glass stemware in Memorial room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Traveling Maid's Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Sofa & fold-down table in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Fireplace & iron stove in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Tureen & glass stemware in Memorial room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Traveling Maid's Room at Peacefield Old House. Quincy, MA.Sofa & fold-down table in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Fireplace & iron stove in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Cast iron stove for heating laundry irons in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Walker 50 stove & oven by Walker & Pratt Manuf. Co. Boston in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tall clock from London in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Face of tall clock from London in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Cast iron stove for heating laundry irons in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Walker 50 stove & oven by Walker & Pratt Manuf. Co. Boston in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Tall clock from London in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Face of tall clock from London in kitchen at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Adams' family collection of serving dishes in pantry at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family collection of cups, plates & glassware in pantry at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams ' porcelain bearing federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain coffee pot used by John Adams with federal eagle holding arrows & olive branch at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Adams' family collection of serving dishes in pantry at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family collection of cups, plates & glassware in pantry at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams ' porcelain bearing federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain coffee pot used by John Adams with federal eagle holding arrows & olive branch at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Porcelain covered bowl & cup & saucer used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain chocolate pot used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol bearing JA initials at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain Meissen bowl with blue onion pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.China export porcelain at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Porcelain covered bowl & cup & saucer used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain chocolate pot used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol bearing JA initials at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain Meissen bowl with blue onion pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.China export porcelain at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Porcelain cups & saucers with blue garlands at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain cups & saucers with multicolored flowers at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family heart-shaped sauce boat at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family covered tureen with animal handles & flower decoration at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Porcelain cups & saucers with blue garlands at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain cups & saucers with multicolored flowers at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family heart-shaped sauce boat at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams' family covered tureen with animal handles & flower decoration at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Adams' family soup bowl with flower pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Glass oil & vinegar cruet set at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Germanic engraved glass goblet inscribed Domshof at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Crystal glass punchbowl at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Adams' family soup bowl with flower pattern at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Glass oil & vinegar cruet set at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Germanic engraved glass goblet inscribed Domshof at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Crystal glass punchbowl at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Silver belonging to President John Adams at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Silver pitcher & platter at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Early graphic of Peacefield estate of President John Adams. Quincy, MA.Portrait of John Adams after original by John Singleton Copley at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Silver belonging to President John Adams at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Silver pitcher & platter at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Early graphic of Peacefield estate of President John Adams. Quincy, MA.Portrait (c1784) of John Adams after original by John Singleton Copley at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams Stone Library, family house & Abigail Adams Gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Stone Library at Peacefield of Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Weather vane dated 1666 atop Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Portrait (1791-4) of Louisa Catherine Adams by Edward Savage at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Adams Stone Library, family house & Abigail Adams Gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Stone Library (1870) at Peacefield of Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA. Architect: Charles Francis Adams & Edward Clarke Cabot.Weather vane dated 1666 atop Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Interior of Stone Library at Peacefield with wooden ladder. Quincy, MA.Interior of Stone Library at Peacefield with central table. Quincy, MA.Central table of Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Lamp, table clock, inkwell in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Interior of Stone Library at Peacefield with wooden ladder. Quincy, MA.Interior of Stone Library at Peacefield with central table. Quincy, MA.Central table of Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Lamp, table clock, inkwell in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Collection of busts on fireplace mantle in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Folding ladder in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams portrait by William Winstanley in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Treaty of Peace unfinished painting after Benjamin West showing American signers of treaty ending American Revolution for which British signers refused to pose in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Collection of busts on fireplace mantle in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Folding ladder in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.John Adams portrait (1798) by William Winstanley in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Treaty of Peace unfinished painting (1783) after Benjamin West showing American signers of treaty ending American Revolution for which British signers refused to pose in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
John Quincy Adams portrait by Edward Marchant in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens & trees as planted by President Adams. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens maintained as designed by this First Lady. Quincy, MA.
John Quincy Adams portrait (1840) by Edward Marchant in Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens (1735) at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens & trees as planted by President Adams. Quincy, MA.Abigail Adams Gardens maintained as designed by this First Lady. Quincy, MA.
Flowers in Abigail Adams Gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.
Flowers in Abigail Adams Gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.Flowers in gardens at Adams National Historic Site. Quincy, MA.

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