THE WHITE HOUSE: History

No. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.—inspiration of patriots, aspiration of statesmen, shrine of all good U. S. citizens—whither Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Clark Hoover of Palo Alto, Calif., will move on Monday— was first called "The President's Palace," then "The President's House." Not until 1814, when it was repainted to hide its British fire scars, did it become "The White House."

With its grounds it is valued at $22,000,000. It has 20 bedrooms, 14 baths, rooms for 35 servants. In 129 years it has sheltered all the...

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