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A popular understanding is that The White House in Washington DC was painted white to cover what damage?

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A popular understanding is that The White House in Washington DC was painted white to cover what damage?
posted Sep 30, 2015 by Nikita Sehgal

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Burning by the British in 1812
The British capture and destruction of the U.S. Presidential Mansion occurred in August 1814. There is evidence that the name "White House" was used in 1811.

answer Oct 22, 2019 by Pankaj Deshmukh
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