Stories about egg rolling date back to Abraham Lincoln, but President Rutherford B. Hayes presided over the first official White House Easter Egg Roll in 1878, two years after Congress banned the activities from happening on the Hill. 📸https://t.co/3tzLrQfT5V #EggRoll2019 pic.twitter.com/GP1qEb1D63

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