New York Federal Hall National Memorial map and highlights

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New York Federal Hall National Memorial map and highlights

Map of Federal Hall National Memorial in New York City
Basic information for visitors to the Federal Hall National Memorial In New York City.    
Federal Hall National Memorial in New York City.    
This graceful building occupies the site of the original Federal  Hall, where the trial of John Peter Zenger, involving freedom of the  press, was held in 1735. The Stamp Act Congress convened here in 1765  and the Second Continental Congress met here in 1785. George Washington  took the oath as first U.S. president and the Bill of Rights was adopted  here in 1789. The present building was completed in 1842. The statue of  Washington is by John Quincy Adams Ward. The site was designated as  Federal Hall Memorial National Historic Site in 1939 and redesignated in  1955.    
WHAT TO SEE & DO    
Attending ranger program, self-guided tours of museum, viewing  video. Facilities: Museum. Museum shop. Programs & Events:  Self-guided tours, ranger-led programs and tours, orientation video  (daily). Seasonal activities and special events available. Tips &  Hints: Use mass transit to get to memorial. Busiest July and Aug., least  crowded Jan. and Feb.    
FEES & HOURS    
Free. Memorial open weekdays 9-5.
HOW TO GET THERE    
The 7th Ave. 2 and 3 subway trains stop at Wall and William  Sts., one block east of Federal Hall. The Lexington Ave. 4 and 5 subway  trains stop at Wall St. and Broadway, one block west of Federal Hall. On  weekdays, the J, M, and Z subway trains stop at Wall and Broad Sts.  Frequent bus service is provided by route M-6 on Broadway, one block to  the west, and by route M-15 on Water St., three blocks to the east.  Closest airports: JFK and LaGuardia (New York); Newark (New Jersey).    
CONTACT    
Federal Hall National Memorial (26 Wall St., New York, NY 10005, tel. 212/825-6888, fax 212/825-6874,).   
Federal Hall National Memorial. Basic information for visitors to the Federal Hall National Memorial In New York City.
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