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The White House

1828: John Quincy Adams's Son Marries First Cousin At T...

February 25, 2021

Daguerrotype of the south front of the White House, 1846. (Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons) When John Adams II married his first cousin in a small White...

History Of The White House: Facts And Trivia You Didn't...

November 4, 2020

A view of the south facade of the White House in Washington. (Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images) When Was The White House Built?George Washington recog...

1878: The First White House Easter Egg Roll And The Lon...

April 22, 2020

Easter is an important holiday to many Americans, but there's a special tradition in Washington, D.C. that's been occurring on and off for more than 100 year...

Rebecca The Raccoon, President Calvin Coolidge's Pet Ra...

January 13, 2020

Raccoons are the grimy trash pandas of the west. They roam the streets at night searching for a meal, and as cute as they are, it's obvious that they've got somet...

The White House Thanksgiving: History Of How Presidents...

November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving has been an American tradition since before the country was actually a country, and over the 200-plus years that the United States has been thriving...

The White House Easter Egg Roll: A Tradition Like No Ot...

April 17, 2019

Kids participate in an Easter egg roll race during the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, April 17, 2017....