Credit: National Archives. Over the decades, American presidents have used Camp David to relax with their families and friends, convene with advisors and host foreign heads of state. Today the Camp David compound, which is closed to the public, includes a main house, cabins and such amenities as a swimming pool, putting green, riding trails and skeet-shooting range.
Eisenhower was the first Oval Office occupant to commute there by helicopter; the ride takes about half an hour from the White House. But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us! Twice a week we compile our most fascinating features and deliver them straight to you.
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President John F. Kennedy and his son, John junior, walk with daughter Caroline as she rides her pony at Camp David in March Kennedy Library.
President Lyndon B. Johnson held many conferences at Camp David.
Johnson Library. President Richard M.
Nixon hosted foreign leaders and noted guests at Camp David. Here, he chats with entertainer Bob Hope in Aspen Cabin in late Nixon Library.
President Gerald Ford, Mrs. Summmit meetings are not unusual at Camp David.
The President's cabin sits on top of a hill with a beautiful view of the surrounding Maryland countryside. President Dwight D. September 11 attacks, series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks committed in by 19 militants…. Archived from the original on 7 March Archived from the original PDF on 6 August
Carter Library. One of President Reagan s favorite activities at Camp David was horseback riding.
Camp David is the country retreat for the President of the United States. It is located in the wooded hills of Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont, Maryland, also. The Camp David Accords were signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and .
This photograph was taken in May Reagan Library. President George H. Bush is an avid tennis player.
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