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ID: 7014307
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Quincy (inhabited place)  Quincy (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 071 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located SE of Boston; was incorporated in 1792 and renamed after prominent citizen Colonel John Quincy; was home of Presidents John Adams, his son John Quincy Adams and Revolutionary patriot John Hancock; was once famous for granite quarries.

Names:
Quincy (preferred,C,V)
Mount Wollaston (H,V)
Merry Mount (H,V)
Brantree (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Quincy (inhabited place)  ....................  Quincy (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by anti-Puritan Thomas Morton as Mount Wollaston in 1625
city (C)  ............  since 1888
shipbuilding center (C)
industrial center (C)
college centers (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Brantree..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010886
Merry Mount..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 861
Mount Wollaston..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 861
Quincy..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 861
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010886
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 997
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 861; (:861
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010886
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 997
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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