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Hart Roof Repair Work
Construction activities for the repair and replacement of the Hart Senate...

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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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Small Business Program
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The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol
This is the first in a series of occasional articles, written by the Architect...

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Blog Posts Tagged 'Capitol Dome'

December 02
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Photo showing placement of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol December 2, 1863 as viewed from the west.
The Statue of Freedom was placed atop the Capitol Dome 150 years ago, effectively completing the Capitol Dome that we still see today.
November 06
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Benjamin Brown French
Long before the advent of Twitter, Facebook and blogs – there were journals. 150 years ago this month saw one of the most transformative periods in the construction of the United States Capitol along...
March 12
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East Front of the U.S. Capitol
The AOC works to make the Capitol Dome, an enduring symbol of democracy recognized throughout the world, visible to all throughout the night. Learn about this history of the lighting of this iconic...
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