• 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?

President Ronald Reagan

President Ronald Reagan's 1985 Inauguration was the coldest on record. The -10 degree wind chill forced the ceremony inside. President Reagan took the oath of office inside the Capitol Rotunda.