Celebrating the "Summer White House"

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A South Jersey icon opened up a window to its storied history Thursday (WPVI)

A South Jersey icon opened up a window to its storied history Thursday.

Fifth graders from Margaret Mace School paid a visit to Congress Hall in Cape May, dressed up as past American Presidents.

Congress Hall was dubbed the Summer White House by President Benjamin Harrison, and was also a favorite summer destination of Presidents Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and Ulysses Grant.

The hotel is now celebrating its bicentennial year.
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