Every presidential inauguration is a moment in our nation's history and each president has left their own legacy that shaped the country. Some presidents are honored with monuments and memorials for future generations to reflect on their life and legacy, including many iconic sites in the nation's capital. In honor of the presidential inauguration, follow the journeys of past presidents through places and stories found in national parks in D.C. and across the country.
Learn about inaugurations of the past through histories, museum objects, and ranger stories.
Making Inaugurations Happen
Meet some of the key planners that make presidential inaugurations happen and learn about the role of the National Park Service.
The 59th Presidential Inauguration is going virtual! Join the virtual festivities and explore your presidential national parks.
Gotta collect them all! Earn Junior Ranger badges while learning about U.S. presidents, inaugurations, and memorials.
Trivia time! Test your knowledge of presidential history with games for all ages about history and places found in national parks.
Last updated: January 18, 2021