• Inauguration

    2013 Presidential Inauguration

    District of Columbia

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration

Welcome to the National Park Service's 2013 Presidential Inauguration website. This site will help you find information about the 57th Presidential Inauguration and the role that the National Park Service plays in this historic event. The National Mall, Pennsylvania Avenue Historic Site, and President's Park all serve as the backdrop for Inauguration Day.

Did You Know?

President George Washington

The first Inauguration of George Washington took place in what was then the capital of the country, New York City, on April 30, 1789. Many of today's Inaugural traditions trace their origin to the precedents that Washington established.