Burning of executive Mansion
By raylugtu, Updated
The British are coming !!
At the executive mansion the first lady, Dolley Madison finds out that the British are coming and she and the servants get the important things that she wants and gets ready to leave with the president
Both president James Madison and first lady Dolley Madison flee to safety from the executive mansion and go to Maryland.
When the British soldiers get to the executive mansion they see that someone had prepared food and it was still warm on the table so they decided to eat the food first and then burn the house.
After their feast the British soldiers light the executive mansion on fire with a torch.
When the British left the flames have gone out because it was night and the wind was strong. The executive mansion was covered in ash.
James and Dolley Madison had been able to come back to Washington but they did not go to the White house instead they lived in another house.
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