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Photo of the Day contest: Who 1st brought the Resolute Desk into the Oval? Prize:  The desk! Kidding, it's nothing

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1917 days ago

Photo of the Day contest: Who 1st brought the Resolute Desk into the Oval? Prize: The desk! Kidding, it's nothing

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neverjustbeing 1917 days ago

It was given as a gift to President Hayes in 1880, from Queen Victoria.

bartpaddy 1917 days ago

...and the answer is .... Jackie Kennedy ! She found it in the press room under a ton of clutter.

02woo 1917 days ago

Does the winner also get to keep the rabbit from under the desk?

KristenKentner 1917 days ago

Hint, the answer is in National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Nic Cage and his history lessons :)

Phllduar6796 1917 days ago

Jackie Kennedy for President John F. Kennedy in 1961

HonourableRebel 1917 days ago

i agree with . and it was made from the planks os the ship HMS Resolute. jackie found it somewhere in the White House and had it restored for Jack to use.

briar_james 1917 days ago

Nice...I think I might have to get one of those lol. I wish...

missripley 1917 days ago

It was given to Hayes, but he & other presidents used it in other rooms. Jackie brought it to the oval office.

missripley 1917 days ago

Jackie Kennedy!

NealDenton 1917 days ago

wasn't it Queen Victoria or something like that?

FernandoLara 1917 days ago

It was a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880