Andrew Jackson was the first president to ride in a railroad train.
Martin Van Buren was the eighth president, the eighth vice president and lived to see the election of eight different presidents from eight different states.
The first president to be photographed while in office was President James K. Polk, in 1849.
The first telephone was installed in the White House when Rutherford Birchard Hayes was president.
Elizabeth Wallace, Harry Truman’s wife, was the longest living First Lady.