The Irish Architect and the Scottish Stonemasons
The 1600 Sessions
A White House of Stone
The 1600 Sessions
Building the President's House
James Hoban was selected to build the White House by President George Washington
Podcast A Tour of White House History with Michael Beschloss
In this final episode of 2020, White House Historical Association President Stewart D. McLaurin has a conversation with presidential historian Michael...
Collection Olympic Celebrations
Honoring some of the greatest moments in sports history has become a tradition at the White House. Presidents and their...
Podcast Gigi at the White House
Although visitors from around the world have the opportunity to visit the White House every year, few kids have the...
Podcast The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan was an iconic First Lady who helped shape the legacy of one of the most consequential presidencies of...
Podcast Researching Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood
The White House is a symbol of freedom and democracy, but from its very conception it had a paradoxical relationship...
Podcast White House Transitions
The transfer of power from one administration to the next is a hallmark of American democracy, but it hasn’t al...
Collection Decorative Arts in the White House
Many people approach the decor of their homes as a reflection of oneself. But what happens when a home's interior...
Podcast The Decorator-In-Chief
Every administration brings their own personality to the White House, particularly when it comes to the look and feel of...
Podcast Freemasons and the White House
Since the laying of the cornerstone in 1792, Freemasons have played an important role in the construction and the history of...
Podcast Saluting Our National History Day Award Winner
Each year, the National History Day Contest encourages more than half a million students around the world to conduct historical...
Podcast Recipes from the President’s Ranch
When you’re cooking for the president and first family, your meals and recipes become a part of history. In th...