In 1888, a gruesome murder occurred in Georgetown, DC. The murder of Agnes Watson shocked the nation, and the story eventually reached the White House itself. Learn how this Georgetown story made its way to the highest office in the land.
In 1892, President Benjamin Harrison pushed to renovate the Executive Mansion to match the elegant standards of European castles. See the plans and model of what the White House might have looked like if it had been completed by the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone laying.