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White Sulphur Springs, President's Cottage, U.S. Route 60, White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, WV



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HB1270843
South Front, From Across Grounds

HB1270844
Detail, South Front, Porch, First Story


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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 60, White%252525252BSulphur%252525252BSprings, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-131-D
Building/structure dates: 1816 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1957 subsequent work
Significance: Built by Stephen Henderson as a private residence, and was the first private cottage of such scale in the White Sulphur Springs resort complex. Name derives from the fact that many U.S. Presidents, through Lyndon Johnson, have stayed in the building. Served as the summer White House for presidents Van Buren, Tyler and Fillmore.

Subjects
Cottages


Related Names
Van Buren
Tyler
Fillmore
Johnson


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT, FROM ACROSS GROUNDS
2. DETAIL, SOUTH FRONT, PORCH, FIRST STORY


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