White House History
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Although he would never have the chance to live there, President George Washington oversaw the design and building of The President's House: The White House. From choosing the location, to overseeing a design competition, to laying the first cornerstone of the House in 1792, Washington ensured that all future American Presidents and the United States would have an iconic symbol of shared history.
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