Fun Facts That Will Amaze You

I’m so glad you are enjoying Fun Facts. I learn something new each week, even if it’s weird. I love hearing your comments! 

 

Buckingham Palace in London, England, has 775 rooms, including 78 bathrooms. (royal.uk)

The White House in Washington, DC, has 132 rooms, including 35 bathrooms. (whitehouse.gov)

 It takes 570 gallons to paint the exterior of the White House. (whitehouse.gov)

The teddy bear is named after President Theodore Roosevelt. After he refused to shoot a captured black bear on a hunt, a stuffed-animal maker decided to create a bear and name it after the president. (nps.gov)

Lincoln Logs were created by John Lloyd Wright, son of famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, in the 1920s. They were named after Abraham Lincoln, who grew up in a log cabin. (nps.gov)

Enjoy! 

Melinda

 

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