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What can be more patriotic than spending Independence Day in our nation’s Capitol? It would be spending it with the President of the United States at the White House. President Thomas Jefferson was the first President to host a Fourth of July celebration at the White House by opening the doors to the Executive Mansion… Read More


Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead With all the fanfare of their First State Dinner, many missed a new addition in the Diplomatic Reception Room.  However, during President Trump’s historic announcement of the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal last week, Mrs. Trump made news. Everything in the Diplomatic Reception Room looked… Read More


  For 140 years one White House tradition has remained for millions of families across the country. This year marks the 140th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.   Truly remarkable when you think about all the country has endured in times of battle, times of sorrow, times of joy, this annual… Read More


It is hard to believe that the White House Historical Association is only 56 years old.  In 1961 Mrs. Jackie Kennedy founded the organization because she was passionate about the preservation of the White House for posterity. Since its founding, the nonprofit remains true to its mission of “enhancing the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the… Read More


  President and Mrs. Trump have yet to host an official White House State Dinner but they have quietly been entertaining guests at intimate dinners at Mara Largo, Bedminster, and the White House.During the National Governor’s Association annual conference the President and First Lady continued the tradition of hosting our nation’s Governors for a social… Read More