The 2nd Presidential

Inauguration

George Washington

March 04, 1793

Inaugural

Address

‘Fellow Citizens: I am again called upon by the voice of my country to execute the functions of its Chief Magistrate.’

Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to George Washington by the Honorable William Cushing, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Vice Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to John Adams.


Facts, Firsts &

Precedents

  • First inauguration in Philadelphia, PA

  • Delivered the shortest inaugural address at just 135 words

Location
Senate Chamber, Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Weather
Hazy sunshine and mild. Estimated noon temperature, 61°F