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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #434

    Question

    When was the White House (current home of Barack Obama) first wired for electricity?

    Answer

    The White House was wired for electricity during the Benjamin Harrison administration (1889-1893). Apparently the Harrisons were afraid of being shocked, so they continued to use the gas lights.
     


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2009, Dave Guadagni.

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