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WJLA, January 03, 2013

Inauguration ceremonies, past and present photos

Inauguration Day has evolved over the years as different presidents have added their own signature touches. From George Washington to Barrack Obama, here's a look back at some of the swearing in ceremonies of our U.S. presidents.

George Washington, April 30, 1789

This drawing depicts George Washington arriving in New York by barge on his inauguration day on April 30, 1789. The nation's first president took his oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street.

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