Archive for March, 2016

Happy Birthday John Tyler!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

John Tyler;

Born on March 29, 1790. If still alive today he would be 226 years old!

Presidential Term: 1841-1845

Fun Facts:

-Tyler had 15 children, more than any President.

-Tyler was expected to be a passive “acting President” while he finished Harrison’s term. But he refused to be passive. He made enemies in Congress and was the first President to be threatened with impeachment. The effort failed.

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Happy Easter!

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Have a happy Easter!

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First Day of Spring

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Have a happy first day of Spring!

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Happy Birthday Grover Cleveland!

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Grover Cleveland:

Born on March 18, 1837. If still alive today he would be 179 years old!

Presidential Term: 1885-1889, 1893-1897

Fun Facts:

-Served as 22nd and 24th president

-Cleveland is the only President to be elected to two non consecutive terms.

-Cleveland expanded the Civil Service and ended wasteful government programs. But an economic depression wrecked his second term.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Have a safe and happy St. Patrick’s day!

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Happy Birthday James Madison!

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

James Madison:

Born on March 16, 1751. If still alive today he would be 265 years old!

Presidential Term: 1809-1817

Fun Facts:

-Madison is considered the father of the Bill of Rights.

-Madison presided over the War of 1812 with Britain, during which the White House was burned. The war ended in a draw.

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Happy Birthday Andrew Jackson!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Andrew Jackson:

Born on March 15, 1867. If still alive today he would be 249 years old!

Presidential term: 1829-1837

Fun Facts:

-Jackson was the first President to ride on a train.

-Though he was a rich planter, Jackson was considered the common people’s friend. Dubbed “Old Hickory” because he was so tough, Jackson greatly expanded the powers of the Presidency.

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Daylight Savings Begins

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Time to SPRING ahead!

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Locals Day

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

All residents of Key West receive free admission to the Little White House on the first Sunday of every month!

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Employee Appreciation Day

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Thank you to all of our employees at Truman’s Little White House. We appreciate all that you do!

 

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