Barack Obama takes the Oath of Office

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Inauguration of Barack Obama

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Pre-Inaugural Events

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Barack Obama riding the Georgia 300 as a commemoration of 200th year since Abraham Lincoln's birth.
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Train Ride

The train ride to commemorate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.

We Are One Concert

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Kids' Inaugural: We Are The Future

On the evening of January 19th, 2009, a concert was held in honor of the armed services.


Inaugural Events

Ceremony: "A New Birth Of Freedom"

The following groups performed in the opening ceremony of the Inauguration:

  • "The President's Own" United States Marine Band
  • San Francisco Boys Chorus
  • San Francisco Girls Chorus

After the performances, Evangelical pastor Rick Warren gave an invocation.

Oath of Office

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. administered the Oath of Office.

Inaugural Address

A main theme of President Obama's inaugural address was restoration of responsibility.



Contributor: jwalgren
Created: March 18, 2010 · Modified: March 23, 2010


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