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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In This Building

Sat the First Senate and the First House of Representatives

 
 
In This Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. In This Building Marker
Inscription.
of the United States of
America
Herein George Washington
was inaugurated President
March 4, 1793 and closed
his official career when
herein, also John Adams
was inaugurated the second
President of the
United States March 4, 1797.

 
Erected 1908 by Pennsylvania Society Daughters of the Revolution.
 
Location. 39° 56.945′ N, 75° 9.032′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the wall of Congress Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Declaration Chamber (here, next to this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Rights Demonstrations (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting
Congress Hall Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Congress Hall Plaque
Congress Hall
Capitol United States
1790 - 1800
distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Congress Hall image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Congress Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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