By HistoryNet Staff 6/20/2017 •
The Senate met for the first time in Washington DC in this year.
1800. The Senate met in Philadelphia for the first 10 years of the Republic, only moving to DC in 1800. 14 years later the British burned the Capital Building during the War of 1812.
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