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Frederick Douglass Statue
This bronze statue of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass was dedicated by...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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

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Construction of Capitol extensions
Montgomery Meigs – a man who built the Capitol while helping save the Union it...

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Blog Posts Tagged 'in bloom'

October 21
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Solidago Altissima
Bill McLaughlin, Plant Curator at the U.S. Botanic Garden, reflects on the beautiful goldenrod blooming at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
April 02
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Phlox subulata
Bill McLaughlin, Plant Curator at the U.S. Botanic Garden highlights plants currently in bloom at the U.S. Capitol.
October 25
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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...