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Exterior of Stone Library - Adams National Historical Park, Quincy, MA

Abbie Rowe, U.S. Department of the Interior photographer1946-09-16

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

John Quincy Adams requested in his will that a library be built on the grounds of the Old House. His son Charles Francis Adams fulfilled that wish, constructing Stone Library in 1870. The library holds more than 12,000 volumes of the Adams family's books, papers, and maps.

National Archives Identifier: 50721010

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  • Title: Exterior of Stone Library - Adams National Historical Park, Quincy, MA
  • Creator: Abbie Rowe, U.S. Department of the Interior photographer
  • Date Created: 1946-09-16

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