• Inauguration

    2013 Presidential Inauguration

    District of Columbia

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?

President William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison holds the record for the longest Inaugural Address: 8,445 words; the President took two hours to read it. He also broke tradition by delivering part of the address before taking the oath of office; he then finished the speech.