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Home Sweet Home: Where The Presidents Lived Before (And After) The White House

Huffington Post     First Posted: 09/28/2009 5:12 am   Updated: 05/25/2011 1:55 pm

Living in the White House is one of the top perks of being commander-in-chief. With 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, three elevators, five full-time chefs, a tennis court, a movie theater, a swimming pool, a bowling alley and a putting green, it's not a bad place to call home. But where did the nation's presidents live in their pre-D.C. days? And what residences were worthy of their post-White House years? From Mount Vernon and Monticello to Midland and Chicago, here's a run down of various presidential pads.

George Washington
 
Mount Vernon in Virginia was Washington's plantation home on the banks of the Potomac River.

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