Birthplace of American Government

Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.

Visitors can now download three free apps to help you visit 23 national park sites around NYC.

Download Three Free Apps

Visitors can now download three free apps to help you visit 23 national park sites around NYC. Free downloads for iPhone and Android!

George Washington Inaugural Bible

George Washington Inaugural Bible

Learn about the Bible that George Washington placed his hand on when he took the oath of office to become our first president.

A Junior Ranger receives her badge.

Be a Junior Ranger

Young people who would like to participate in Federal Hall's Junior Ranger Program can start right here.

Mel Ziegler: Flag Exchange September 6 to November 10, 2017 at Federal Hall

Mel Ziegler: Flag Exchange

A Living Thing: Flag Exchange at Federal Hall models the spirit in which we may continue to seek a more perfect union.

Last updated: September 5, 2017

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