Learn More About the Presidential Inauguration With These Resources

Jan 17, 2017

Washington’s reception by the ladies, on passing the bridge at Trenton, N.J. April 1789, on his way to New York to be inaugurated first president of the United States Image from the Library of Congress.

Inauguration Day is Friday, January 20, 2017 and it’s not just a day when the newly elected president and vice president are sworn into office. Starting with a morning worship service and ending with the inaugural ball, it is an event filled day rich with tradition, some of it dating back to George Washington’s first inauguration in 1789.

Find out more about the upcoming inauguration at these links

And don’t forget to explore the government information and history resources in GoWYLD.net.

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