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David Burnes' cottage in 1894 prior to razing (PGCist on Flickr)

Washington is Composed of Land from 19 Original Owners

The hundred square mile plot selected as the new seat of government was not unclaimed land. There were farms, estates and towns that were...
President's Palace design by John Collins

Who Almost Designed the President’s Palace?

Way back in the day, the building we now know as the White House was called the "President's Palace", "President's Mansion", or the "President's...

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