Happy 175th Anniversary, Quincy!
Join us all year long to help celebrate the history of Quincy, Illinois and the wonderful city that it is.
Order your Q175 t-shirt!
Want your very own Quincy175 t-shirt to wear for 2015? Well now you can order one online with the click of a button! Don't forget to get your Quincy175 t-shirt!
Share Your Story
Do you have a favorite memory of Quincy you’d like to share with everyone? Maybe you grew up in Quincy, went to college here, met your partner here, have a funny story or a favorite memory from Dogwood. Whatever your story is, we want to hear it! Submit your story, and we’ll post it on here for other Quincians to share and read!
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Follow us on our social media! When uploading images, videos or just talking about our 175th celebration, be sure to add “#quincy175”!
History of Quincy
In 1825, the commissioners drove a stake into John’s Square and named the settlement Quincy, in honor of the newly elected U.S. President, John Quincy Adams. Quincy was incorporated as a town in 1834 and as a city in 1840.