The White House, completely gutted

Published On: Feb 28 2013 09:05:11 AM PST   Updated On: Feb 28 2013 10:48:43 AM PST

Go inside the White House when it was completely gutted in the 1940s to save it from collapse.

1 / 32

When Harry Truman became president, he inherited a White House that was structurally unsound and in danger of collapse. Between 1949 and 1952, Truman moved out while the White House was completely gutted, leaving only the outer walls around a shell, as seen here.


E-News Registration

newsletterimage Email Newsletters

Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more!

The Message Hub has launched a new system which has been set up to make it much easier for you to manage all of your e-mail subscriptions.

Most Popular