United States #1208 (1963)

The White House

On November 1, 1800, the second President of the United States John Adams became the first chief executive to take resident in what was then variously called the President’s Palace, Presidential Mansion or the President’s House in Washington City, District of Columbia, while it was still unfinished.  The earliest evidence of the public calling it the “White House” was recorded in 1811. A myth emerged that during … Continue reading The White House