Friday, October 17, 2014

4 Cool Facts About The White House

Who Selected The Site For The White House?
Answer: U.S First President George Washington selected the site for the White House in 1791.

How Many Rooms Does White House Have?
Answer: There are:
132 rooms
35 bathrooms
6 levels in the Residence
412 doors
147 windows
28 fireplaces
8 staircases
3 elevators

Which President Officially Gave The White House Its Current Name?
Answer: President Theodore Roosevelt

How Many Guests White House Kitchen is Able to Serve? 

Answer: The White House kitchen is able to serve dinner to as many as 140 guests and hors d'oeuvres (food items that are served before the main course of meal) to more than 1,000.  

Related Video 

Office of the Curator, The White House. "Inside the White House." The White House. The White House. Web. 18 Oct. 2014.

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