The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013 presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

The 57th Presidential Inauguration

Review the collection of songs, prayers, poems and speeches to commemorate this inauguration and to bolster our ‘Faith in America’s Future.’

  • Inaugural Platform

    Learn about the platform built for the swearing-in ceremonies: watch a video and see a slideshow of the platform construction.

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  • 'Faith in America's Future'

    The 2013 Inaugural Ceremonies theme, “Faith in America’s Future” commemorates the United States’ perseverance and marks the 150th anniversary of the placement of the Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol dome.

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  • Inaugural Luncheon

    The luncheon menu incorporates foods that the first Americans enjoyed, but with a modern, forward looking approach. See the menu and download the recipes.

    See the menu