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The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building as well as a significant example of the Beaux Arts style of architecture.
The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Close up view of a Saccharum Officinarum plant
The U.S. Botanic Garden will highlight plants that impart flavor to sweet foods...

WHAT WE DO

Stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

STORIES

The yellow desk in location #80 is the "Candy Desk."
Few traditions associated with Senate furniture are as intriguing as the "candy desk" on the floor... More »
Water infiltration has led to leaking and staining in the Rotunda.
The U.S. Capitol Building Rotunda is among the most recognizable and hallowed spaces within all of... More »

EVENTS

Statue of Frederick Douglass from Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center
Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. — Learn about four ordinary people who took on the role of freedom... More »
"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled... More »
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