Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87): The Bridge Between the Revolution and the Constitution

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The Traveling Congress: 8 Cities, 10 Buildings
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United Colonies of America
Sept 5, 1774 - July 1, 1776
Continental Congress
1. Carpenter's Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Sept 5 - Oct 26, 1774
2. Pennsylvania State House
(Independence Hall)
May 10, 1775 - July 1, 1776


United States of America
July 2, 1776 - Feb. 28,1781
Continental Congress
Pennsylvania State House
(Independence Hall)
July 2, 1776 - Dec. 12, 1776

3. Fite House
Baltimore, MD

Dec 20, 1776 - Feb 27, 1777


Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Mar 4 - Sept 18, 1777


4. Lancaster Court House
Lancaster, PA
September 27, 1777


5. York-town Court House
York, PA
Sept 30, 1777 - June 27, 1778

6. College Hall
Philadelphia, PA
July 2 -July 19, 1778
Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA
July 19, 1778 - Feb 28, 1781
United States of America
Mar 1, 1781 - Mar 3, 1789
Congress Assembled
Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Mar 1 - June 21, 1783
7. Nassau Hall
Princeton, NJ
June 30 - Nov. 4, 1783

The Treaty of Paris, Sept. 3, 1783

9. Maryland State House
Annapolis, MD
Nov 26, 1783 - Aug 13, 1784
10. French Arms Tavern
Trenton, NJ
Nov 1 - Dec 24, 1784
10. City Hall
New York, NY
Jan 11, 1785 - Nov 13, 1788

United States of America
March 4, 1789 - Present
Federal Congress
Federal Hall, NY
Mar 4, 1789 - June 30, 1790