O, FOR HISTORY: A few interesting tidbits on the actual burning of The White House

I’ve known for many years that First Lady Dolley Madison did not personally save the large portrait of George Washington.

This Washington Post article is a nice account of events.

Canada didn’t burn the White House. And Dolley Madison needs a fact check, too.

About Wright Flyer Guy

Darin is a single adoptive father, a teacher, playwright, and musical theatre director from Kettering, Ohio.
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