The President's House in Philadelphia:
The Rediscovery of a Lost Landmark
By Edward Lawler, Jr.
Cover Illustration. Conjectural elevation of the President's House in Philadelphia, ©2000-2006 Edward Lawler, Jr. All rights reserved. This building on Market Street served as the Executive Mansion of the United States from 1790 to 1800, the "White House" of George Washington and John Adams.
The original article (here as Parts I and II) appeared in the January 2002 issue of The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. The Revisited article was published in the October 2005 issue of The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography.
Copyright ©2002 Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Edward Lawler, Jr.
(January 2002 article annotated and updated September 2005 and December 2006). Courtesy of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania.