What was the first official name given to the white house?
The White House is what president's official home is called. This used to be an unofficial name for the executive mansion but at some point became the name that is universally used. Theodore was the first to use "White House" on his official stationery. The official executive mansion provided as a home for US presidents is usually called the White House, located in Washington D.C.
When it was first built the walls were not painted so it was the color of its natural stone outer walls, a kind of brownish white. It was whitewashed in 1798 when the walls were all finished, to protect the stone. People started calling it the White House very soon after it was built. In 1901, then President Roosevelt has the words "White House" printed on his official stationery , which gave the name a…