Washington, D.C. has been the capital of the United States since 1800. Eight
other cities have .... Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: May 10,
1775 to December 12, 1776; Henry Fite House...
Jul 16, 2015 ... As stipulated by the Residence Act, Philadelphia served as the temporary capital
of the United States of America between 1790 and 1800 while ...
Jul 15, 2011 ... And tomorrow will be a painful reminder of how, I, the City of Philadelphia, lost my
title as nation's capital to that young upstart, Washington, ...
Sep 24, 2009 ... Baltimore was briefly the capital when the Continental Congress decided it would
be best to get out of Philadelphia since the British were ...
The following table lists the capital and largest city of every state in the United
States. State, Capital, Largest city ... Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, where the U.S. Constitution was drafted in 1787, served as the
nation's capital for one decade in the 1790s. It was a decade of nation-building in
The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia from 1774 to 1788. Next, the new
republic had its capital here from 1790 to 1800. Thoroughly Quaker ...
Philadelphia was the capitol of the United States until Washington, DC was
established in December, 1800. It housed both Continental Congresses and the
Scale ca. 1:5000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and
location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay
From 1790 to 1800, when Philadelphia was the nation's Capital, the state and
national legislatures both met in the building. By 1799, the State Assembly, citing