Easter Egg Roll
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Arryan Smith, 4, starts a Easter egg hurl on a South Lawn of a White House in 1996

Easter Monday, 1878: Rutherford B. Hayes hosts a initial White House Easter Egg Roll

The White House South Lawn would never have turn home to America’s best-known Easter egg hurl if Congress hadn’t initial upheld a fun-spoiling law that denied internal children entrance to a many renouned egg-rolling venue of a 1870s: Capitol Hill.