• Inauguration

    2013 Presidential Inauguration

    District of Columbia

Multimedia Presentations

On the following videos you will find information about historical inaugurations as well as how the National Park Service prepares for them.

Road to the White House - Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site (8 short videos) total runtime 13 minutes.

Did You Know?

President George Washington

The first Inauguration of George Washington took place in what was then the capital of the country, New York City, on April 30, 1789. Many of today's Inaugural traditions trace their origin to the precedents that Washington established.