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The White House Easter Egg Roll Turns 135: Slideshow

By History.com Staff
On Monday, 35,000 people will join the president, first lady and special guests at the 135th White House Easter Egg Roll, carrying on a tradition begun in 1878 by Rutherford and Lucy Hayes. Below, find out about the history of this annual event and check out photos from its early years to today.

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