On This Day: British Troops Burn Whit...

On This Day: British Troops Burn White House and Capitol

There are 1 comment on the findingDulcinea story from Aug 24, 2011, titled On This Day: British Troops Burn White House and Capitol. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

On Aug. 24, 1814, British forces set the White House, Capitol, and much of Washington, D.C., ablaze during the War of 1812, aiming to demoralize America and then take Baltimore.

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austin shafer

Erie, PA

#1 Mar 4, 2013
They really ate in the white house

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