Sheep Graze on the White House Lawn


 

National Photo Company Collection, Washington.  c. 1918. Whitehousehistory.org

Yep, those are sheep grazing on the south lawn of the White House!  Sheep were brought in during World War I to graze the yards in order to save on manpower required for expanding lawn maintenance.  To add to their benefit, the flock of 48 sheep raised $52,823 for the Red



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