• View of the White House's north side from Layfatte Park

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

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  • White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information

    The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.

  • White House Fence Restoration and Sidewalk Closure

    The National Park Service is restoring the White House fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, portions of which are believed to date back to 1818. During this restoration work, sections of the White House sidewalk will be temporarily closed for public safety. More »

  • Construction Project Affecting the White House Sidewalk

    Due to a construction project, a portion of both the White House sidewalk and Pennsylvania Avenue near East Executive Avenue will be closed until April 2015.

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Youth Employment Programs at President's Park

Explore a career with the National Park Service by volunteering or applying to one of our youth employment programs. More information is available at our Youth Programs website and the Youth Conservation Corps portion, including application information and an overview of program activities and goals.

Did You Know?

Andrew Jackson, 7th President: 1829-1837

In Ellicott's Mills, Maryland, President Andrew Jackson boards a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad train for a pleasure trip to Baltimore in 1833. Jackson, who had never been on a train before, was the first president to take a ride on the "Iron Horse," as locomotives were known then.