Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.
Looking down Nassau Street toward Wall Street.
The main hall has an impressive dome.
Detail of Vault door in the Customs House.
An old printing press – part of the “Freedom of the Press” exhibit.