The White House Gardenby William Seale, Erik Kvalsvik
This book tells the story of the White House garden its trees, its plants, its history truly Americas garden. Tree planting at the White House began during Andrew Jacksons administration in the 1830s & has never really stopped. Nearly every tree in the garden represents a President. Includes beautiful color & black-&-white drawings & color photographs. Includes a chronology & a list of some of the flowers, herbs & trees found at the White House.
- White House Historical Association
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- 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Meet the Author
William Seale is an American historian and author whose work is focused on historical writing and the restoration of historic American buildings, notably state capitols. His books include, The Imperial Season; The President’s House: A History; The White House: History of an American Idea; The Tasteful Interlude: American Interiors Through the Camera’s Eye; Recreating the Historic House Interior; The Virginia Governor’s Mansion; Temples of Democracy: The State Capitols of the USA; and many others. He is editor of White House History the award-winning journal of the White House Historical Association.
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