The White House is one of Washington DC’s most iconic landmarks – but did you know it was designed by a competition winner? Photo: EPA-EFE/Yuri Gripas /POOL

7 secrets about Washington DC’s top tourist sights you didn’t know – moon rocks and typos to presidential monuments changing name

Why George Washington is buried at Mount Vernon, how Thomas Jefferson Memorial was meant for Theodore Roosevelt, and other secrets about the US centre of political power

Topic |   United States
The White House is one of Washington DC’s most iconic landmarks – but did you know it was designed by a competition winner? Photo: EPA-EFE/Yuri Gripas /POOL
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