George Washington in New York City Photos

While George Washington is usually considered an American President from Virginia, he has strong connections to New York City in that he commanded Revolutionary troops around the town and then served as President while New York was the first Capital of the United States under its 1789 Constitution.

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Brownstone at site of George Washington's headquarters for Battle of Long Island in Aug. 1776. New York, NY.Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum. New York, NY.Palladian entrance of Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Washington's Bed Chamber & Study during American Victory of Battle of Harlem Heights in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
Brownstone (2 Pierre Pont Place, Brooklyn Heights) at site of George Washington's headquarters for Battle of Long Island in Aug. 1776. New York, NY.Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum (1765) (65 Jumel Terrace). New York, NY. Style: Palladian. On National Register.Palladian entrance of Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Washington's Bed Chamber & Study (Sept. 14-Oct. 21, 1776) during American Victory of Battle of Harlem Heights in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
Drop leaf table & Chippendale-style chairs from New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Kneehole desk attrib. to Thomas Burling of New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Tester bed reproduced as to what George Washington might have used in his Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Dining room with painted floor cloth Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
Drop leaf table & Chippendale-style chairs (c1760) from New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Kneehole desk (c1775) attrib. to Thomas Burling of New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Tester bed reproduced as to what George Washington might have used in his Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Dining room (1790-1810) with painted floor cloth Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.
Dining room table with Chinese Cantonware plates & wine rinsers to clean wine glasses between courses at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Federal Hall National Memorial. New York, NY.Federal Hall where George Washington took oath as first President of United States. New York, NY.Statue of George Washington by John Quincy Adams Ward at Federal Hall National Memorial. New York, NY.
Dining room table with Chinese Cantonware plates & wine rinsers to clean wine glasses between courses at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Federal Hall National Memorial (former U.S. Custom House & Treasury) (1833-42) (28 Wall St.). New York, NY. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: Town & Davis + Samuel Thompson + William Ross & John Frazee. On National Register.Federal Hall where George Washington took oath as first President of United States (April 30, 1879). New York, NY.Statue of George Washington (1883) by John Quincy Adams Ward at Federal Hall National Memorial. New York, NY.
Relief of General George Washington praying for victory in snowy forest on wall of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Stone upon which George Washington stood to take oath as first American President at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Bible used by Washington, then Harding, Eisenhower, Carter & Bush Sr. to take Presidential oath at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Silver shoe buckle worn by President George Washington at his inauguration at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Relief of General George Washington praying for victory in snowy forest on wall of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Stone upon which George Washington stood to take oath as first American President (April 30, 1879) at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Bible (1767) used by Washington, then Harding, Eisenhower, Carter & Bush Sr. to take Presidential oath at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Silver shoe buckle worn by President George Washington at his inauguration at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Print of George Washington's inaugural ball at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Interior dome of Federal Hall where Congress met when New York City was American capital. New York, NY.Neoclassical columns around rotunda of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Two copper buttons from Washington's waistcoat during American Revolution at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Print of George Washington's inaugural ball at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Interior dome of Federal Hall where Congress met when New York City was American capital. New York, NY.Neoclassical columns around rotunda of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Two copper buttons from Washington's waistcoat during American Revolution at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Washington Inaugural Centenary medal & pin at Federal Hall. New York, NY.St. Paul's Chapel. New York, NY.St. Paul's Chapel facade where George Washington worshipped. New York, NY.St. Paul's Chapel steeple. New York, NY.
Washington Inaugural Centenary medal (April 30, 1889) & pin at Federal Hall. New York, NY.St. Paul's Chapel (1766) (Broadway at Fulton St.). New York, NY. Style: Georgian. Architect: Thomas McBean (attrib.). On National Register.St. Paul's Chapel facade where George Washington worshipped. New York, NY.St. Paul's Chapel steeple (1794). New York, NY. Architect: James Crommelin Lawrence.
Fraunces Tavern. New York, NY.Fraunces Tavern where George Washington gave his farewell to army officers. NY.Entrance to Fraunces Tavern now a restaurant & museum. New York, NY.Washington Memorial Arch. New York, NY.
Fraunces Tavern (1719, rebuilt 1904) (54 Pearl St.). New York, NY. Style: Colonial. Architect: Stephen DeLancey. On National Register.Fraunces Tavern where George Washington gave his farewell to army officers. NY.Entrance to Fraunces Tavern now a restaurant & museum. New York, NY.Washington Memorial Arch (1892) (Washington Square). New York, NY. Architect: Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White.
George Washington equestrian statue by Henry Kirke Brown & pedestal by Richard Upjohn in Union Square. New York, NY.George Washington equestrian statue in Union Square. New York, NY.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Porcelain plates with Washington's image & alphabet around rim at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
George Washington equestrian statue (1856) by Henry Kirke Brown & pedestal by Richard Upjohn in Union Square. New York, NY.George Washington equestrian statue in Union Square. New York, NY.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England (1824) to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Porcelain plates with Washington's image & alphabet around rim at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Ribbon celebrating Washington's Inaugural Sesquicentennial from New York World's Fair at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Early painted shields of New York fire units including one with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Household fire bucket painted with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.
Ribbon celebrating Washington's Inaugural Sesquicentennial from New York World's Fair (1939) at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Early painted shields of New York fire units including one with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.Household fire bucket painted with picture of George Washington at New York Fire Museum. New York, NY.

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