Congress authorized public auctions of White House furniture until 1902.
The Lincoln Bedroom was actually President Lincoln’s cabinet room.
It takes 300 gallons of paint to cover the exterior of the White House.
President Theodore Roosevelt issued a presidential proclamation declaring the official name of the president’s residence to be the White House.
President Franklin Roosevelt had a trap door added to the president’s desk to accommodate his wheelchair.
President Taft was the last president to keep a cow on the White House lawn.
George Washington was the only president that did not live in the White House.
President Thomas Jefferson displayed the items from Lewis and Clark’s journey to map the Louisiana Territory in the entrance hall of the White House.
The President and First Lady pay for all their meals and incidentals.