Tuesday, May 25, 2010
President Wilson hosts ladies luncheon at Palace Hotel, September 1919
Presidential Luncheon, Garden Court of the Palace Hotel, September 1919
The elegant Garden Court, with its dome stained-glass ceiling and Austrian crystal chandeliers, was the site for some of the nation's most prestigious events. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson hosted two luncheons in support of the Versailles Treaty, which ended World War I. This was part of his 8000 mile tour, with 40 speeches in 29 cities in 22 days.
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