April 15, 2020
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The White House History
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1791 : President Washington chose the site for the new residence : 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
October 1792: Beginning of the construction
1800: The White House was nearly finished The first residents moved in : President John Adams and his wife Abigail.
1805 : Thomas Jefferson opened the doors to the public
1814: The White House survived a fire during the War of 1812 by the British. It had to be rebuilt.
1891: Electricity was installed
1902: Theodore Roosevelt renovated the White House
1929: There was another fire in the West Wing. Herbert Hoover was President at the time.
January 21, 1993: President Clinton's open house welcomed 2000 visitors
1945 to 1953 : During Harry S. Truman's presidency, the White House was completely renovated to prevent its collapse.
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