Location, Location, Location: Settling on a Capital City

Today‚Äôs post comes from Judith Adkins, an archivist at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives in Washington, DC. While the First Congress met for its two sessions in New York City, delegates from Pennsylvania longed to move the seat of government back to Philadelphia, home of the Continental Congress. On May 24, … Continue reading Location, Location, Location: Settling on a Capital City