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

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A black and white photograph of the United States Capitol in 1846.
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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
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AOC members holding the Historic Preservation Award that they received
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Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an eclectic mix of professions. Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur, has perhaps one of the most unique and least visible jobs on the Hill.
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Art by State: West Virginia

Art by State: West Virginia

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: West Virginia

West Virginia
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Francis Harrison Pierpont (Governor, “Father of West Virginia”)

Statue

John E. Kenna (Representative, Senator)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 02, 2012