April 23, 1789 in New York history

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235 years ago on April 23rd, 1789

George Washington moves into the Samuel Osgood House shortly before being named the nation's first President

New York City was functioning as the nation's capital and President Washington's inauguration was held at the original Federal Hall on April 30, 1789. Washington would live in the Osgood House until February 1790 when he moved to the larger Alexander Macomb House in Lower Manhattan. Both the first and second presidential residences have since been demolished.


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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 86°F in 2007
Record Low: 29°F in 1872

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