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Dates: 4/20/2019 - 11/9/2019
City / State: Quincy, MA
Event Name: City of Presidents Walks
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 112527 2019/Y1903
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km and 5km - 2A
Description: Quincy, City of Presidents, was home to 2nd & 6th presidents, John & John Quincy Adams. Both routes include Adams historic sites, Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Ginger Betty's Bakery plus downtown area. 10km route also sees Quincy's coastline.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Take a Walk In a City Park, Vice Presidential Walks, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times:
Location: Adams National Historical Park Visitor Center (in Presidents Place Galleria),
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1250 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169, 617-770-1175; Starting 4/20/19: Tues-Fri 10AM-4PM; Starting 5/18/19: 9AM-5PM daily. From North: Rt 128 South to Rt 93 North to Rt 3 South (Braintree/Cape Cod). *Take first exit, #18 (Washington St/Quincy Ctr), off Rt 3. **Bear LEFT on Burgin Parkway for 1.8 miles (7 traffic lights). RIGHT on Dimmock St. RIGHT at next intersection on Hancock St. LEFT on Saville Ave to Presidents Place Parking Garage. From West: I-90 East (Mass Pike) to Rt 128/95 South to 93 North to 3 South. Follow from * above. From Boston: Rt 93 South to Exit 7 Rt 3 South (left exit). Follow from ** above. From South: Rt 3 North to Exit 19 (Quincy Ctr). Follow from ** above. From Presidents Place Parking Garage: Enter elevator. Press L. Exit into the Galleria. Turn RIGHT. Visitor Center at end of hallway on left. Have parking ticket validated at Visitor Center service desk. Public Transit (MBTA): Red Line to Quincy Center station. Top of stairs, LEFT, & depart station via Hancock St exit. Walk through bus pick-up/drop-off area onto Hancock St. Visitor Center across street in Presidents Place Galleria.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Award is a fully embroidered patch featuring Abigail Adams and her roses.
Host Club: Walk 'N Mass Volkssport Club
Contact: Helen Tolbert (508) 574-2807
Website: www.walknmass.org
E-Mail Contact: Htolbert2@comcast.net