This historic site on Wall St was the first capital of the U.S., where in 1789 George Washington was inaugurated as the first President. On the site today, the Greek-Revival U.S. Customs & former Sub-Treasury is a National Memorial to democracy & commerce. Come in for tours...
Tons of free tourist maps! Great exposition of NYC and USA history. Must see place. Free to enter.
Awesome landmark and easily accessible
Not only George Washington was sworn here, in but this is also the place where the Bill of Rights was signed.
Be patient with the tourists. Maybe they'll move so you can get a good picture.
Centuries ago, George Washington was sworn in as the first president at the Federal Hall National Memorial, where he also gave his inaugural speech.
Fabulous stop while touring lower Manhattan. They offer a Jr Ranger program for the kids, and plenty of rangers available to help and encourage them. Esp cool for a kid studying early US history.
Marching to Federal Hall
The (recreated) place that George Washington took the oath of office for his first term. Staff is very friendly and informative. Don't forget your NPS passport stamp!
Learn more about Federal Hall here: http://bit.ly/Z0BVvj . And don't forget to check out the Museum of American Finance right down the block at 48 Wall Street!
They have a very nice display of all the NPS sites in the metro area.
Uno de los edificios mas importantes en la historia de Estados Unidos. Alberga un pequeño museo que narra la historia del edificio y la biblia sobre la que juró Washington.
A great place for cool air and to sit down. Cleanest bathrooms in the area. The historical objects are great too!
Cleanest public restrooms in Lower Manhattan.
Federal Hall National Memorial rests on the site of profound moments in American history, including the inauguration of George Washington and the ratification of the Bill of Rights.
A wonderful and historic place to check out in the heart of Manhattan's financial district. Check hours of operation though, as they're often closed on weekends.
A lot of NY & U.S. History is in this building; now part of Ntl Archives & U.S. Park Service.
Marines helped defend Federal Hall during the draft riots of 1863: http://www.nps.gov/feha/upload/FEHA_Draft-Riots-201165.pdf
So many people pose by the GW statue outside but fail to actually walk inside. The gift shop is amazing and has beautiful antique maps of old NYC and great books. Go inside.
Ask to see the cracks in the marble caused on 9/11.
Did you know where you were standing is where President George Washington was inaugurated?
Get a FREE map of Manhattan and guide to the city from the gift shop
The building standing today is not the original hall — that was torn down in 1812. The Federal Hall National Memorial was built in 1842 and contains exhibits on President Washington’s inauguration in
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This Memorial was built in the 19th century & marks the location of the first capital of the nascent United States where George Washington took his first oath of office.