Grand Inaugural Ball
for the Benefit of the Poor of Washington City

The Daily Union

Washington, D. C.

February 26, 1857

James Buchanan was inaugurated on March 4, 1857. For a little light reading while you wait for the image to load, below, check out his inaugural address, which you can find here.  Did you know that this was the first U.S. Presidential Inauguration to be photographed?

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