First Presidential Inauguration (1789)

“THE CHARACTER OF AN INDEPENDENT NATION” by James Still, ©2018, RetraceOurSteps.com (Jun. 1, 2018) — On April 30, 1789, citizens crowded the streets and rooftops to witness our Nation’s First Presidential Inauguration.  Dressed in a dark-brown suit with white silk stockings, George Washington placed his hand on the Bible and took the oath of office on […]