Plan Your Visit
Welcome to Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. This unique site preserves locations related to the creation of the Federal City, Presidential Inaugurations, and historically significant events. We invite you to attend all of our fascinating interpretive programs to learn more about this site and its many impressive memorials.
Also, please consult the other useful links for more information about visiting Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site. Click here to find out about all the various units of National Mall and Memorial Parks.
Did You Know?
President James K. Polk’s inaugural parade displayed the slogan “Manifest Destiny” and reflected the expansionist mood of the nation – a mood that culminated in the Mexican War of 1846-47.