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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  • Jones, Leslie B. Collections Manager White House Historical Association->David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History
  • Letzer, Mark B. Chief Officer Maryland Historical Society->Development

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Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Madison White House

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Speech
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2012

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  • Mar 18, 2012 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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