Can you guess which hotel President Barack Obama posted his first Instagram photo from in 2012?
If you guessed Capital Hilton (1943) in Washington, DC, you guessed correctly! Holding steadfast to the identity of one of America's most celebrated hotels, the Capital Hilton has been a site for important historical events since its opening date in 1943. Located in the electric downtown district of Washington DC, the Capital Hilton promises a location in close proximity to many of the city's most notable attractions, with the magnificent White House located just two blocks away.
Throughout the years, the Capital Hilton has not only accommodated influential world leaders, but the property has also been the site for a vast number of historical events. Inaugural Balls, private presidential interviews for vice presidential candidates, and presidential visits have all been held at the Capital Hilton. The hotel was the first to construct an official Presidential Holding Room, now known as the Continental Room, for the president to engage in private conversations. Important moments throughout history have occurred infinitely at the Capital Hilton, as its exquisite legacy continues to thrive today.
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