History of The White House
In 1971 George Washington selected the site for The White House. In 1814 the British set fire to The White House. Also in 1902 President Roosevelt had the White House renovated. In 1952 the Turman family moved back into The White House. And the latest event is in 2017, Donald Trump was elected president.
The Oval Office
The Oval Office is located on the first floor of the West Wing. This office is used for the President to work at. Some objects in the room include two couches and a small table in the middle also the floor has The White House symbol on it. And the most special thing is the desk, many past Presidents have worked there!
- The White House gets about 6,000 visitors each day.
- The White House would need 570 gallons of paint to cover the outside surface.
- George Washington never lived in The White House.
- The address of The White House is 1600 Pennsylvania avenue in Washington D.C.
- There are 132 rooms in The White House.