Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony Honoring the Life of John Adams
The 48th annual Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony honoring the life of John Adams, second President of the United States, will be held in the church sanctuary on Friday, October 30, 2015, at noon. The ceremony marks the 280th birthday anniversary of John Adams, who born on October 30, 1735.
The commanding officer from the Navy Operational Support Center Quincy will present the wreath on behalf of President Barack Obama. The Navy Honor Guard will place it on the tomb of John Adams.
Speakers commemorating the life of John Adams will be the Honorable Mayor Thomas Koch, Douglas Adams, representing the Adams Family, Kelly Cobble, Curator, Adams National Historical Park, and students from the Woodward School, North Quincy and Quincy High Schools. Music will be perform the Navy Band Northeast, Newport RI, and the Quincy Choral Society.