Easter is the most important event of the Christian faith, when people around the world join together with family and friends to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and the hope of life to come.
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2003 Decorated State Eggs
Local artists created the decorated eggs, which represent each state and the District of Columbia. The 2003 Easter Egg Collection continues the tradition that began in 1994 where each state sends a decorated egg to the White House for display. The collection is coordinated by the American Egg Board.
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History of the Easter Egg Roll
White House Curator Bill Allman Discusses History of the Egg Roll.
The story of the White House Easter Egg Roll, which begins at one end of Pennsylvania Avenue and continues at the other, is one of the oldest and most unique traditions in presidential history.
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White House Easter Egg Roll
Text by C.L. Arbelbide
Illustrations by Barbara Leonard Gibson
Courtesy of the White House Historical Association
Monday after Easter; it’s egg-rolling day, the White
House invites you to join in the play.
No matter who is President, each and every year, Egg-rolling
day is full of fun and good cheer. Continue