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The Architect's Virtual Capitol
Explore the buildings of Capitol Hill through a historic timeline, videos and...

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Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Juan Sandoval and Jose Hernandez using a lewis to remove stones from Olmsted Terrace.
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Blog Posts Tagged 'Civil War'

February 20, 2013
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Construction of Capitol extensions
Montgomery Meigs – a man who built the Capitol while helping save the Union it represents - may be America’s greatest engineer.
August 28, 2012
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Path to the Capitol in Wartime
As a professional commuter, every day I enter my “bubble” – looking at my phone, listening to music, reading my Kindle – as I travel from my home in Bristow, Virginia, to my office at the U.S....
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