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23 of the Most Famous Presidential Firsts in History

Reader's Digest Logo By Meghan Jones of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 23: The second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, moved into the White House on November 1, 1800, with only a few months remaining in his presidential term. Construction had begun on the presidential abode in 1792, and George Washington helped oversee construction, but he never lived there. Check out these 8 presidential "facts" you probably learned that are actually totally false.

John Adams: First president to live in the White House

The second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, moved into the White House on November 1, 1800, with only a few months remaining in his presidential term. Construction had begun on the presidential abode in 1792, and George Washington helped oversee construction, but he never lived there. Check out these 8 presidential "facts" you probably learned that are actually totally false.

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