First location for United States Congress
Congress Hall was the seat of the United States Congress from December 6, 1790 to May 14, 1800 when Philadelphia was the Nation’s temporary capital. Here Congress admitted new states to the Union and oversaw the inaugurations of two Presidents -- George Washington and John Adams. One vertex of a triangle you need for your second clue.
Discover Philadelphia’s hidden history and how faith has guided liberty toward justice with our curated ecosystem of trails that explore the city’s must-see sites!