After burning the Capitol, the troops turned northwest up Pennsylvania Avenue
toward the White House. After US government ...
On this day in 1814, during the War of 1812 between the United States and
England, British troops enter Washington, D.C. and burn the White House in ...
Shortly before Mordechai Booth fled the capital on Wednesday, August 24, 1814,
he rode over to the President's House to see whether anyone was still inside.
Perhaps best known for the burning of Washington DC and the White House in
1814, the war also saw the birth of the 'Star Spangled Banner' national anthem.
Jul 14, 2015 ... For Canadians, a popular retort about the War of 1812 is our supposed role in the
burning of the White House. In 1814, British soldiers landed ...
A messenger was dispatched to the White House to warn First Lady Dolley
Madison of the impeding arrival of the British. She and her staff fled by carriage ...
Aug 23, 2014 ... An illustration of the British burning the U.S. Capitol in 1814. ... darkest days in
American history—the burning of the White House by the British.
Nov 9, 2014 ... One of his comrades bundled up the silver White House cutlery in the ... British
veterans arrived on the coast of Maryland in August 1814.
Feb 2, 2013 ... Washington was burned in August of 1814 by thoroughly British ... So in short, it
was the British who burnt down the White House, not the ...
Aug 31, 2014 ... A drawing of the White House after the fire of 1814. ... The burning of Washington
was the darkest moment for the United States and President ...