Today in History – Adams moves the government to Washington D.C.

15 May

On this day in 1800 President John Adams ordered the federal government to begin the process of moving from Philadelphia to the nation’s new capital Washington D.C. When Congress adjourned its last meeting on May 15 President Adams ordered his cabinet to begin the move and to ensure the offices in Washington D.C. were running […] http://www.topsailnewsonline.com/?p=12294

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