The White House and its surrounding grounds serve as both the home of the President of the United States and First Family and as?a museum of American history. The White House is a place where history continues to unfold.
- Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls.
- Located in Catoctin Mountain Park in Frederick County, Maryland,?Camp David, known formally as the Naval Support Facility Thurmont, is the President’s country residence.
- Air Force One is used to describe any Air Force aircraft carrying the President. Today, this name refers to one of two highly customized Boeing 747-200B series aircraft.
- The Eisenhower Executive Office Building is located next to the West Wing and houses a majority of offices for White House staff.
- The Vice President’s Residence & Office is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory (USNO)—the white 19th Century house at Number One Observatory Circle.