Federal Hall National Memorial, New York Photos

Federal Hall was the first Capitol of the United States under the 1789 Constitution. It was where George Washington was sworn as first American President. Federal Hall was where the U.S. Bill of Rights was passed. It is a former U.S. Custom House & Treasury. On Wall Street, it is now a National Memorial run by the National Park Service.

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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.Relief of General George Washington praying for victory in snowy forest on wall of Federal Hall. 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.
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.Metal railings of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Bank vault in Federal Hall from when building served as branch of Federal Treasury. 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.Metal railings of Federal Hall. New York, NY.Bank vault in Federal Hall from when building served as branch of Federal Treasury. 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.Two copper buttons from Washington's waistcoat during American Revolution at 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.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.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.Ribbon celebrating Washington's Inaugural Sesquicentennial from New York World's Fair at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Washington Inaugural Centenary medal (April 30, 1889) & pin at Federal Hall. 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 (1939) at Federal Hall. New York, NY.
Model of Federal Hall as it appeared in when it hosted U.S. Congress. New York, NY.Print of George Washington's inaugural ball at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.

Model of Federal Hall as it appeared in (1789-90) when it hosted U.S. Congress. New York, NY.Print of George Washington's inaugural ball at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.


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