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Facebook IconApril 20, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Where did this White House tradition come from?

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WorldStrides – Making Strides Blog – The White House Easter Egg Roll, an American Tradition

The Monday after Easter Sunday has been a big day at the White House since 1878. In Washington, D.C., this is the date of the White House Easter Egg Roll .

Facebook IconApril 19, 2014 at 2:47 pm

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"Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here."

Today in 1775, the first shots of the American Revolution rang out in Lexington, MA. #history

By: International Spy Museum

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