Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Madison White House
Benjamin Henry Latrobe - regarded as the ``Father of American Architecture'' - worked closely with President James Madison and First Lady… read more
Benjamin Henry Latrobe - regarded as the ``Father of American Architecture'' - worked closely with President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison to refine the look and function of the early White House. Latrobe’s partnership with the Madisons is the subject of a talk at the Maryland Historical Society by Leslie Jones. She is Collections Manager at the White House Historical Association - headquartered in Lafayette Square, across from the White House where Latrobe once labored.
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