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Washington Park is the city's original central square laid out by Quincy's founder, John Wood, in 1825. The square was formerly called John's Square, named in honor of President John Quincy Adams. In 1858, Washington Park was the site of the sixth Lincoln-Douglas debate. Laredo Taft's sculpture now marks the setting of the debate site. Today, a farmer's market is held in the park every Saturday morning from 7am-noon, May to October, and is home to free Blues in the District concerts the 2nd & 4th Friday, June-August.

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Located in Quincy's downtown "District", Washington Park was the site of the sixth Lincoln-Douglas debate in 1858 and is now the hub of farmers markets, free blues, local festivals, and boutique shopping & dining.

Washington Park is the city's original central square laid out by Quincy's founder, John Wood, in 1825. The square was formerly called John's Square, named in honor of President John Quincy Adams. In 1858, Washington Park was the site of the sixth Lincoln-Douglas debate. Laredo Taft's sculpture now marks the setting of the debate site. Today, a farmer's market is held in the park every Saturday morning from 7am-noon, May to October, and is home to free Blues in the District concerts the 2nd & 4th Friday, June-August.

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