Federal Hall National Monument Historical

Federal Hall National Monument Historical (HM1SWE)

Location: New York, NY 10005 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.413', W 74° 0.607'

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26 Wall Street, Town and Davis, architects 1933-42

A majestic statue of George Washington stands on the front steps of Federal Hall in memory of Washington's inauguration as the country's first president—which happened on this spot on April 30th, 1789.

The current building is named for the original Federal Hall, perhaps the most historic site in the entire country, where two centuries ago American democracy was born. From 1785 to 1790, New York served as the first capital of the brand-new United States of America. It was in Federal Hall that Congress met for the first time, adopted the Bill of Rights and created the Departments of State, War and Treasury, and the United States Supreme Court. Today Federal Hall serves as a museum operated by the National Park Service and visitor's information center for Heritage New York.
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HM NumberHM1SWE
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583619 N 4506690
Decimal Degrees40.70688333, -74.01011667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.413', W 74° 0.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 24.78" N, 74° 0' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 347, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Wall St, New York NY 10005, US
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