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Declaration of Independence
This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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The United States Capitol in 1846, with its original dome designed by Charles Bulfinch
Throughout the U.S. Capitol Building’s 220-year history, there have been many...

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Blog Posts By 'Laura Condeluci'

October 25
By: Laura Condeluci
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The aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)
It’s fall in the Mid-Atlantic and brisk, sunny days provide opportunities for wonderful walks outdoors. Fall brings fabulous color to the U.S. Botanic Garden, so while you’re out enjoying the season...