George Washington Inauguration

Events

George Washington began his journey to New York City

April 16,1789

At 9:00am Church bells rang through New York City

April 30,1789

At sunrise there was a Military Salute at Fort George

April 30,1789

George Washington wore a suit of brown broadcloth with buttons

April 30,1789

Evening, fireworks filled the New York City sky

April 30,1789

12:30pm George Washington was escorted to Federal Hall

April 30,1789

10:00pm George Washington as the new President walked home

April 30,1789

George Washington's Inauguration

April 30,1789

1:00pm John Adams was made vice president

April 30,1789

2:00pm George Washington took the oath

April 30,1789

After the Inauguration, George Washington was taken to the Presidential Mansion

April 30,1789