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.
Get connected with the National Mall and Memorial Parks!Read More
Plan Your Visit
Prepare for Inauguration DayRead More
Become a Presidential Inauguration Junior Ranger or stop by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Junior Ranger Tent on inauguration weekend!Read More
National Mall App
This is the Official National Park Service app for the National Mall and Memorial Parks.Read More
NPS Presidential Sites
A list of National Park Service Presidential Sites and those with Inaugural activities.Read More
Details on Inaugural Ceremonies
The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies is responsible for the planning and execution of the swearing-in ceremonies.Read More
Did You Know?
President George Washington's Second Inaugural Address was just 135 words, the shortest address on record. President Washington delivered his few remarks on March 4, 1793 in Congress Hall in Philadelphia, site of the temporary U.S. capital.