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1885 Grover Cleveland

1885 Grover Cleveland

More than 150,000 people witnessed Grover Cleveland’s first inauguration on the East Front of the Capitol.  Later that evening, a huge fireworks display lit up the sky.

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The Inauguration—President Arthur and Mr. Cleveland Leaving the White House for the Capitol.

Washington, D.C.—Arrival of Military and Other Organizations to Participate in the Inauguration of the President-Elect—Passing the Peace Monument, near the West Front of the Capitol.

Washington, D.C.—The Inauguration of President Cleveland, March 4th.—Popular Ovation to the President at the Moment of the Administration of the Oath of Office.

The Inauguration—Mr. Cleveland Delivering the Inaugural Address.