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Congress Hall

Interesting facts

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Facts of Congress - Federalism

Construction

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DAR Constitution Hall Restoration Grand Reveal - 130th Continental Congress

By drone

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Congress Hall Storm Damage Via Drone

Inside

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Hitler´s Congress Hall inside - Nazi Party Congress Hall inside

Movie appearance

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"La Fayette" - Philadelphia's American Congress Hall

Congress Hall, located in Philadelphia at the intersection of Chestnut and 6th Streets, served as the seat of the United States Congress from December 6, 1790 to May 14, 1800. During Congress Hall's duration as the capitol of the United States, the country admitted three new states, Vermont, Kentucky, and Tennessee; ratified the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution; and oversaw the Presidential inaugurations of both George Washington and John Adams.
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  • Background 

  • Temporary capitol 

  • Interior 

  • Legacy 

  • Restoration and present status