The 2013 Presidential Inauguration
Welcome to the National Park Service's 2013 Presidential Inauguration website. This site will help you find information about the 57th Presidential Inauguration and the role that the National Park Service plays in this historic event. The National Mall, Pennsylvania Avenue Historic Site, and President's Park all serve as the backdrop for Inauguration Day.
Did You Know?
Sadly, President William Henry Harrison holds the record for the shortest Presidency. Inauguration Day, March 4, 1841, had dawned exceedingly cold and rainy; the President contracted pneumonia and died just thirty days later.