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Up Close Tour: The Adams Family at Boston Athenaeum

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Up Close Tour: The Adams Family at Boston Athenaeum

Up Close Tour: The Adams Family

Up Close Tours encourage visitors to look closely at materials from the Athenæum’s rich collections and consider them within a particular context.

Join Boston Athenæum Docent Joyce Bowden for a journey through 100 years of the Adams Family’s public service as illuminated by four objects in the Athenæum’s special collections. Joyce will lead a discussion around John Adams and Thomas Jefferson’s correspondence, John Quincy Adams’s defense of the Amistad captives,

and Charles Francis Adams’s work to keep England out of the US Civil War.

Call Visitor Services at 617-720-7612 to register
Members Free and Non-members Free with admission