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George Washington statue
This statue of George Washington was given the National Statuary Hall...

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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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Car of History Clock in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.
Investigate the meaning behind the Car of History Clock in the U.S. Capitol’s...

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    What's hiding in National Statuary Hall?

    Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the House Chamber, look closely.

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    Constructing the Capitol: The Oven

    Today the AOC provides a climate-controlled environment to the buildings of Capitol Hill, but 212 years ago this wasn't the case.

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    Windows of Capitol Hill

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 sq. ft. of windows – of all different shapes, size and age – cared for by the AOC.

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