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White House Weddings

Since the first documented White House wedding occurred in 1812, the public has been fascinated by all aspects of these events, from decor to fashion to cuisine! Bethanee Bemis, a museum specialist within the Division of Political and Military History at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, discusses the public’s interest in White House weddings throughout history, with a special focus on White House wedding cakes.

White House Historical Association