The President's Park
The Evolution of Lafayette Park and the Ellipse
Making Religion Fashionable
Benjamin Henry Latrobe and St. John's Church
The Dolley Madison House
History of a Former First Lady's Residence
Collection All Hallows' Eve Haunts & Traditions
Today, the celebration of Halloween conjures images of costumed trick-or-treaters, sweets, and jack-o'-lanterns; but there was a time when All...
Podcast The White House Gardens
The White House includes 18 acres of historic grounds and gardens that have been cultivated for more than two hundred years...
Podcast The President's Own - The Marine Band and the White House
From entertainment to diplomacy, music has played an important role in White House history. Stewart McLaurin talks to Colonel Jason...
Podcast Founding the White House Historical Association
The White House Historical Association has been preserving and sharing White House history since its founding by First Lady Jacqueline...
Podcast Preserving Presidential History
The National Archives has been collecting records of the United States since 1934. It holds billions of documents, photographs, and objects...
Podcast A Conversation with Michael Beschloss
The White House has always shaped the lives of the Presidents and First Families who have lived there, and reflected...
Collection The 2017 White House Christmas Ornament
Every year since 1981, the White House Historical Association has had the privilege of designing the Official White House Christmas Ornament....
Collection Holiday Cheer at the White House
The White House observance of Christmas before the twentieth century was not an official event. First families decorated the house...
Collection Music in the White House
Music is often called the universal language. It has been known to break down barriers and shape historic events in...
Podcast Life on Lafayette Square
For more than two hundred years, Lafayette Square has been home to a wide variety of historical figures, from diplomats...
Podcast The Curator
Who takes care of the thousands of historic artifacts in the White House, cataloguing and preserving everything from presidential portraits...