You are here

John Adams

John Adams

John Adams

Second President of the United States


Location: Corner of 6th St. & Main St.

View Map

As our second president, John Adams was known for his ability as a great orator. After Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, it was John Adams who delivered it to Congress “with a power of thought and expression that moved us from our seats”. During Adams' term, the Navy Department and Marine Corps were Created (1798), the Capital moved to Washington, D.C. (1800) and the Library of Congress was established (1800).

SculptorJohn Lopez