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Presidents' Day Weekend: Take a Peek at Their Stomping Grounds

By February 17, 2013

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In honor of Presidents' Day Weekend, we're going to send you on a virtual tour outside the White House for a look at the grounds, swimming pools, porches, patios and gardens, both past and more recent. While George Washington never resided in The White House, fellow birthday celebrant Abraham Lincoln was able to enjoy the palatial estate at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

President Jimmy Carter showing a Child the Treehouse on the White House Lawn Photo: Library of Congress / President Jimmy
Carter and the treehouse he built while in office.

From gardens to porches  and treehouses to swimming pools, the White House has outdoor amenities just like any other residence. Just on a grander and more historic scale.  Take a look:


February 19, 2011 at 6:39 am
(1) Mark Pitts says:

Enjoy your articles, nice to see swimming pool designs from around the world.

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