New York, 1785

Allyn Cox

Oil on Canvas

1973-1974

Hall of Capitols

House wing, Cox Corridors

 

The Congress returned to New York's old City Hall in 1785, 20 years after the meeting of state delegates in that building. Here, in 1789, George Washington was inaugurated president and the first Congress under the Constitution was convened.

 

 

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