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The 200th Anniversary of the Burning of Washington: Reflections from the Washington Times on the 100th Anniversary
Reflecting on the 200th anniversary of the Burning of Washington, read The Washington Times' 1914 article on the topic, including major players' reactions, rumors leading up to it, and President Madison's disbelief.
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A Proclamation by President James Madison Suspending Certain Building Regulations for Washington on January 1st, 1817
On January 1st, 1817, President James Madison issued a proclamation suspending certain building regulations in Washington, DC. Learn more about this piece of old history here!

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