National Archives at New York City

New York: An American Capital Exhibit

An exhibit by the National Archives and the National Park Service

The National Archives established a new cultural presence at Federal Hall National Memorial with the opening of "New York: An American Capital" on December 14, 2006. The preview exhibit explores some of the stories uniting the rich expanse of Federal records held by the National Archives and Records Administration with this premiere New York historic site managed by the National Park Service.

The exhibit features a facsimile of the New York Ratification of the U.S. Bill of Rights. The original New York Ratification document was on display during the exhibit opening, December 14 - 17, 2006.
Read more about this exhibit opening and related special events
Read more about the document and see a digital image

The exhibit is free to the public and will remain at Federal Hall National Memorial indefinitely.

Where: Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall Street, New York, NY
Use the Wall Street Entrance. Handicap accessible entrance on Pine Street.

The National Park Service's Federal Hall web site is:

When: Regular hours are 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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