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John Adams Playground

Centreville St. bet. 133 Ave. and 103 St.

Queens

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground, like the adjacent High School, honors John Adams (1735-1826), the American patriot and the second President of the United States Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, just outside Boston, Adams graduated from Harvard College in 1755, and three years later moved back to Braintree and began practicing law in Boston. In 1764, Adams married Abigail Smith (1744-1818), who would not only be his wife but would serve as an important political partner as well.

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John Adams Playground Weather

  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    50°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    63°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    56°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    60°F

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