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First inauguration of William McKinley

Historical event
NameFirst Presidential Inauguration of William McKinley
ParticipantsWilliam McKinley
LocationWashington, D.C.
U.S. Capitol
DateMarch 4, 1897

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The first inauguration of William McKinley as the 25th President of the United States took place on March 4, 1897. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-year term of William McKinley as President and Garret Hobart as Vice President. Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller administered the Oath of office. This was the first inauguration to be recorded on film.

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