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A Look Back at 80 Years of Christmas at the White House

President Eisenhower poses for Christmas pictures at the White House with his family on December 23rd, 1958.

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from Washington Post

Obama legacy includes a new look for White House’s State Dining Room

Obama legacy includes a new look for White House’s State Dining Room - The Washington Post

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November 3, 1800 - The White House construction was completed. The 132-room White House is the official residence of the president. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. President George Washington chose the site in 1792 and supervised construction. The architect was James Hoban.The mansion was not finished until 1800, so Washington is the only president who never lived in the White House.

November 3, 1800 - The White House construction was completed. The 132-room White House is the official residence of the president. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. President George Washington chose the site in 1792 and supervised construction. The architect was James Hoban.The mansion was not finished until 1800, so Washington is the only president who never lived in the White House.

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George Washington's china, from the White House china collection. The link shows other presidents' White House china, too.

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