Be a Part of the Presidential Inauguration with Views from EarthCam
WHAT: Today, the Presidential Inauguration will be held in Washington, DC. Today, President Barack Obama will be sworn into office. Following the ceremony is the Inaugural Parade and official Inaugural Balls. EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of this moment in our nation's history with spectacular views from their webcams at the Smithsonian Institution and the Washington Monument. Watch as crowds gather to celebrate this important event.
WHY: As the capital of the United States and seat of the federal government, the District of Columbia plays host every four years to the inauguration of the country's president and the related activities such as the inaugural parade, balls and galas and other festive events. It is expected that hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the country will visit the District to take part in this historic event.
HOW: Enjoy great views of the crowd as they gather for the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC by visiting the Smithsonian webcam http://www.earthcam.com/client/smithsonian/ and the Washington Monument Cam http://www.earthcam.com/usa/dc/washingtonmonument/.