Our History: When New York was the U.S. capital

By Joan Brown Wettingfeld Unusual as it may seem, New York City's role as our nation's first capital is rarely more than touched upon by historians today. New York, however, served as our nation's capital for five years from 1785 to 1790, and played a vital role in the formation of our new government after … Continue reading Our History: When New York was the U.S. capital