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The White House. White House. The White House is a symbol of the Presidency, Government, and American people. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in Washington D.C. (the capital of the United States). White House.

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white house
White House

The White House is a symbol of the Presidency, Government, and American people.

It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in

Washington D.C. (the capital of the

United States)

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White House

President George Washington oversaw the construction of the White House. He never had the chance to live there because his presidency ended before it was finished being built.

the white house has
The White House Has…
  • 132 rooms
  • 35 bathrooms
  • 412 doors
  • 147 windows
  • 28 fireplaces
  • 8 staircases
  • 3 elevators
white house names
White House Names
  • President’s Palace
  • Executive Mansion
  • President’s House
  • It wasn’t until 1901 when President Roosevelt named the building The White House.
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White House History

The first president to live in

the White House was our

second president, John Adams.

Since then, each president has made his own changes and additions to the house. Some additions included a bowling alley, balcony, indoor swimming pool, and a movie theater.

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White House History

The White House was set

on fire by the British during the War of

1812. President James Madison fled and

his wife, Dolly, saved the Declaration of

Independence as well as a portrait of George

Washington. The White House survived

the fire.

blue room
Blue Room

The Blue Room is the

formal reception room

of the mansion. The

president holds

ceremonies here. During

Christmas, a large

Christmas tree is placed in

the center of the

room.

oval office
Oval Office

The president works in

the Oval Office. He

gives all of his

speeches from his

desk in this room.

dining room
Dining Room

The State Dining Room is

used for hosting

formal dinners. The dining

room can serve up to 140

guests. The portrait of

George Washington, that

Dolly Madison rescued,

hung in this room.

lincoln bedroom
Lincoln Bedroom

This bedroom currently

serves as a guest

bedroom. It served as an

office for President Lincoln

during his time in office.

He signed the

Emancipation

Proclamation in this very

room.

east room
East Room

The East Room is the

largest room in the

White House.

Concerts, recitals,

bill signing ceremonies,

and conferences are

held here.

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White House Pets

There were many pets in the White House.

Kennedy had a pony named Macaroni.

Taft owned a cow.

Lincoln had 2 goats.

John Quincy Adams was given an alligator.

Clinton had a cat by the name of Socks.