8 Adams Street
Adams Academy Bldg.
Quincy, MA 02169
A SHIPBUILDING TRADITION”
LECTURE AND BOOK LAUNCH,
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9,
7:00 PM, ADAMS ACADEMY
Please join us at the Historical Society to celebrate an event in the writing and remembering of Quincy History. Illustrated with 150 images and exhaustively researched, Quincy Massachusetts, A Shipbuilding Tradition is the first comprehensive history of Quincy shipbuilding, telling the stories of boats and ships and the people who built them from the Unity of 1696 through the giant operation of Fore River yard. It features highly readable accounts of naval vessels, racing boats, and sturdy working craft and of men who regularly gambled everything on the success of their ventures.
Author Wayne G. Miller will present an illustrated lecture. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
The Quincy History Museum at Quincy Historical Society takes you through more than 400 years of some of America's richest, most influential history.Meet rebels and reformers, workers and visionaries:
John and Abigail Adams and others who helped create the United States;
Granite workers who moved 5-ton blocks and helped change the look of America;
Three centuries of shipbuilders, culminating in 30,000 men and women who built the ships that helped win World War II;
Entrepreneurs who brought Americans
Interactive audio and video.