The second president, John Adams, was the first to live in the White House in 1801. Originally called the "Executive ... More
The second president, John Adams, was the first to live in the White House in 1801. Originally called the "Executive Mansion," it earned the nickname "White House" after its marble exterior was whitewashed to cover burn marks from damage by the War of 1812. Student and military veteran group tours are available with advance notice. The White House occasionally closes without notice for official functions.
The oldest house on Capitol Hill, with parts dating back to 1680, Sewall Belmont House has a fascinating history. Sections
of the Louisiana Purchase were written here, and, roughly a century later, the amendment giving women the right to ...
Visitors are welcome in the polished halls of these vast office buildings, but it may be easier to see your
representatives on the House or Senate floor in the U.S. Capitol . The House buildings face Independence Avenue, while ...
Constructed in 1900, Embassy Circle Guest House offers 10 spacious guestrooms and elegant public rooms filled with fine antique furniture,
beautiful Persian carpets, original paintings by friends from around the world, and free high speed internet access. Located along ...