Federal Hall National Memorial


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Federal Hall National Memorial

Address:26 Wall St
New York, NY 10005

Phone:212-825-6888
Fax:212-825-6874
Web: www.nps.gov/feha/
Size: 0.5 acres.
Established: Designated as Federal Hall Memorial National Historic Site on May 26, 1939; changed to Federal Hall National Memorial on August 11, 1955.
Location:At the corner of Wall and Nassau streets, just off Broadway, in downtown Manhattan, NY.
Facilities:Restrooms (é), visitor center (é).
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:This building is on the site of the original Federal Hall where the trial of John Peter Zenger, involving freedom of the press, was held in 1735; the Stamp Act Congress convened in 1765; the Second Continental Congress met in 1785; and Washington took the oath as first U.S. President and the Bill of Rights was adopted in 1789. The present building was completed in 1842 as a federal customs house. The statue of Washington on the steps of the building is by John Quincy Adams Ward.

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