Follow the tradition of Thanksgiving in the excutive mansion with this historic photograph / facts & trivia presentation, and the following two fascinating historical backgrounders:
» Official "Pardoning" of White House Turkeys | Horace Vose & White House Holiday Turkeys
The Holidays are always an elaborate and joyous event at the White House. Follow the traditions through the years with this historic photograph presentation and the following historical backgrounder:
» Christmas Traditions at the White House
Since its start in 1981, The White House Historical Association's White House Christmas Ornament has become a highly anticipated yearly tradition. View the collection in its entirety.
Explore the celebration of Christmas at the White House through the yearly tradition of tree & card themes begun by Jacqueline Kennedy in 1961.
On January 1, 1801, the first public reception was held in the President’s House, and a democratic social custom began. From 1801 until its end in 1932, the New Year's Reception at the White House was a time-honored public tradition.