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Weekly Book Signings at The White House History Shop
Date
04/28/2017 - 06/16/2017
Time
-
Days
Fridays
Location
The White House History Shop 1610 H Street NW Washington DC 20006 U.S.A.
Cost
Free

Since 1962, The White House Historical Association publications program has produced award-winning books on many subjects related to the history of the President's House, from its architecture, gardens, fine and decorative arts, to the presidents and first ladies who lived there over the years. Our titles appeal to history buffs and art lovers, connoisseurs and curious amateurs, scholars and tourists, adults and children. Save the dates and meet the authors of our publications. These events are free and open to the public. More authors will be announced soon.

Spring 2017

April 28: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Jonathan Pliska

"A Garden for the President: A History of the White House Grounds"

Winner of Gold Benjamin Franklin Awards for Best New Voice in Nonfiction

May 5 & 12: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

William Seale

"The President's House" and "Blair House: The President's Guest House"

Winner of Gold & Silver Benjamin Franklin Awards

May 19: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

Roland Mesnier & Mark Ramsdell

"A Sweet World of White House Desserts" and "The White House in Gingerbread"

June 2: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Edward Lengel

"First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—And the Nation's—Prosperity"

June 16: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Leslie Buhler

"Tudor Place: America's Story Lives Here"

Winner of Gold Benjamin Franklin Awards