Images from the Inauguration, the Lincoln Memorial concert and celebrations in the nation's capital and beyond.
The First Couple takes to the floor at the Commander-in-Chief inaugural ball. (Reuters Photos)
The President and First Lady walk down Pennsylvania Avenue. (Reuters Photos)
In his first official action, Obama signs a proclamation declaring Tuesday a national day of renewal and reconciliation. When reporters remarked that he was left-handed, the President replied, "Get used to it." (Reuters Photos)
Crowds gather on the National Mall in Washington for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Obama gazes at a crowd estimated at more than 1 million before delivering his inaugural speech. For more on Obama's inauguration speech go here. (Reuters Photos)
Obama takes the oath of office, administered by US Chief Justice John Roberts. (Reuters Photos)
Sasha and Malia Obama look on as their mother holds the Lincoln bible and their father takes the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts. (AP Photo/Chuck Kennedy, Pool)
People made good use of a statue near the National Mall to get a better glimpse of inaugural activities. (AP Photo/Mark Wilson, Pool)
Jossie Redmond traveled from Mississippi to attend the inauguration ceremony in Washington. (Reuters Photos)
Sean Scott of Bridgeport, Conn., sports Obama gear and a flag as he awaits the start of the inaugural events in Washington. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Obama fans wait for his departure from Sasha Bruce House, an emergency shelter for teens in Washington, where he painted walls January 19 as part of a national day of service. (Reuters Photos)
Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen perform "This Land is Your Land" during the We Are One: Opening Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on January 18. (Reuters Photos)
Beyoncé electrifies the crowd during the "We Are One: Opening Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Read more about the inaugural concert featuring Beyoncé here.
Bruce Springsteen, backed by a choir, performs an acoustic version of "The Rising" at the at the Lincoln Memorial. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen) Read more about the concert at the Lincoln Memorial here.
Barack and Michelle Obama arrive at "We Are One: Opening Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial" Sunday, Jan. 18. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Read more about the Lincoln Memorial celebration here.
President-elect Barack Obama speaks at the Lincoln Memorial during an inaugural concert in Washington on January 18. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Ruth Hooper, left, and her daughter Caprisa, await the president-elect's train to arrive in Baltimore during his inaugural whistle-stop tour January 17. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)