Quincy (Kwin' zee), Massachusetts, City of Presidents and Birthplace of the American Dream
Saturday, October 06, 2007
John Hancock was born in Quincy and his father was the Minister at First Parish Church, but died when John was young. The cemetery I showed on October Theme Day was "Hancock Cemetery," and the main street in Quincy is actually Hancock Street, not Adams Street, as one might expect.
John Hancock was the only signer of the Declaration of Independence to sign on July 4th, all other signers of the Declaration didn't sign until August.
By Clueless in Boston - October 06, 2007
Labels: John Hancock, Statues
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Excellent photo. I've read this about the signing of the Deceleration of Independence and find this overlook factoid quite remarkable.
So, err, I guess he's the John of the beautiful tower then.
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