Meet the Presidents

What Is So Special About the Gardens at Mount Vernon? I Mean, Really?

What Is So Special About the Gardens at Mount Vernon? I Mean, Really?

I know gardens may seem totally, totally boring!!  And unless you're a lover of eating the freshest food ever, you probably see gardens as not very important. Farms maybe, but not gardens!  But you're really missing something totally interesting, if you accept this!! You can learn a lot about people and periods in history from studying gardens. 

Besides Being U.S. Presidents, What is the Most Important Thing George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt Have In Common?

Besides Being U.S. Presidents, What is the Most Important Thing George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt Have In Common?

If you are un-aware of this connection, you definitely need to get to Washington, DC ASAP and do some research in person!

Hint: Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt can be found bobbling around out “in left field”!

First Children Enjoy the White House In Some Very Interesting Ways

First Children Enjoy the White House In Some Very Interesting Ways

Occasionally during our country’s history, our presidents have moved into the White House with younger children. And, some of these younger children enjoyed the White House in some very interesting, rambunctious ways!  Learn more.

Theodore Roosevelt and Football

Theodore Roosevelt and Football

When Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States the game of football was a popular college sport but a very brutal one!! In one year (1905) 19 college football players died playing the game and another 137 players were seriously injured. The president loved rough and tough activities and he really loved football; his son Teddy, Jr. was playing on the Harvard University team. But the president knew the game was way too rough.