• Inauguration

    2013 Presidential Inauguration

    District of Columbia

History & Culture

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Making it Happen - The National Park Service has been at the center of planning presidential inaugurations for more than 70 years. Where will you see us on Inauguration Day?

Stories - Abraham Lincoln's elections in 1860 and 1864

Places - National Parks associated with U.S. presidents

People - Presidents and their Inaugural Addresses

Did You Know?

Chief Justice John Marshall

John Marshall was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by President John Adams in 1801. This appointment was an important element of Adams's final list of actions as President.