Yesterday, I started recounting the excursion John and I made to Peacefield, the home of John and Abigail Adams. If John's birthday tour of Fenway deserved a comparison to a grand slam, my birthday tour of Peacefield can justifiably compare to a Red Sox World Series victory. Caroline, the park ranger who guided us around the property, happened to be the director of that house, yet she treated us as royalty!
I ended yesterday's post with this photo of John and me admiring Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Abigail during her time in the White House:
Other portraits of Adams family members hang about the room, so that the collection includes one First Lady (Abigail), two Presidents (John and John Quincy) and an ambassador during the Civil War (Charles Francis). This picture of "Nabby" (John and Abigail's daughter, also named Abigail) also resides in the Long Room: