The Old Mill of the Nantucket Historical Association Is the oldest working wind powered grain mill in the country. It was built in 1746 by Nathan Wilbur, a Nantucket seaman, who had seen similar mills operating in Holland. The Old Mill was one of four mills that operated on a hill to the west of Nantucket Town, Massachusetts.
Voila, le plateau! This 1977 photo of the State Dining Room from the White House Historical Historical Association shows off the elegant bronze-dore plateau purchased for the residence from France by President Monroe in 1817. Almost 150 years later, the plateau was a favorite entertaining centerpiece of Jacqueline Kennedy's.
1941. During the Second World War, Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited the White House so frequently that staff members learned to anticipate his likes and dislikes. In late December 1941, Churchill posed on the lawn with Diana Hopkins, daughter of presidential aide Harry Hopkins, and Fala, the president’s Scottie.