Saturday, August 22, 2009

A Man of Few Words - Master of One-Liners

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The Massachusetts Historical Society is publishing one-liner diary entries that Quincy's President John Qunicy Adams made in late August, 1809; his posts were all 140 characters or less, so it’s doing it via Twitter. You can read the one-liners as if he’s tweeting each day, 200 years later by clicking here. You can find out more about JQA's diaries by clicking here.

This marble relief of our 6th president was sculpted by Renzo Palmerini and is located in the Hall of Presidents at the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor Vt. The amazing Hall of the Presidents is pictured below.

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4 comments:

John said...

The plaque comes out well in large.

Beak Wilder said...

John Quincy Adams was the original Quincy kid!

Congratulations on making it into the Patriot Ledger article, as well. I was glad to see you there, yet have no idea why I was there...but I'll take it.

Quincy!!!

Jacob said...

That is an amazing place. Never knew it existed.

I think John Quincy was OK, but Sam makes good beer!

brattcat said...

Interesting idea about the Adams' twitters.