Explore the fascinating history of Franklin Square, from its natural spring water that supplied the White House in the 1800s to the Civil War barracks that occupied the park in 1861. Learn about the history of this 4.79-acre city square park in Washington, DC.
This is a rare and unique glimpse back in time to 1926. The photograph from the Library of Congress shows four adults and six children from Passaic, N.J. protesting wage cuts in the textile industry outside the White House. It's definitely not something you're likely to see these days!
Explore the allegedly haunted White House in this blog post. Read about the superstitions and ghostly tales that have been linked to the White House over the years, including stories of John Quincy Adams, "Black Jack" Logan, and more.