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Federal Hall National Memorial

  • 26 Wall St. Map It
  • Financial District
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

It's a museum now, but this site has quite a notable claim: George Washington was sworn in here as the first president of the United States, in 1789, when the building was the Federal Hall of the new nation. The museum within covers 400 years of New York City's history, with a focus on the life and times of what is now the city's Financial District. You can spot this building easily—it was modeled on the Parthenon, and a statue of George Washington is planted quite obtrusively on the steps. Free guided tours are available 10–3 on weekdays.

Sight Information

Address:

26 Wall St., at Nassau St., New York, New York, 10005, USA

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Phone:

212-825–6990

Website: www.nps.gov/feha

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–5

Published 06/26/2015

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