Dirksen Senate Office Building is a seven-story building faced in marble.
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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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The United States Capitol in 1846, with its original dome designed by Charles Bulfinch
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Blog Posts Tagged 'Meigs'

America’s Greatest Engineer?

Posted by Matt Guilfoyle on February 20, 2013

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.

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