Standing Guard at the White House

Here’s a great photo from around the turn of the century. It’s of a policeman, standing guard in front of the White House, taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

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Policeman standing guard at entrance to White House
Policeman standing guard at entrance to White House

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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    Is that the ghost of Honest Abe standing in the window?