Frequently Asked Questions
When was First Ladies National Historic Site authorized as part of the National Park Service?
First Ladies National Historic Site was authorized by Congress on October 11, 2000.
What is the role of the National First Ladies' Library at the First Ladies National Historic Site?
The National First Ladies' Library is the operating partner of the National Park Service, authorized through a Cooperative Agreement to conduct the daily operations at the site.
Did You Know?
When British troops burned the White House in 1814, Dolley Madison fled taking with her state papers, pieces of silver and a full length portrait of George Washington. The Madisons would never live in the White House again but were committed to rebuilding it as a symbol of the republic.