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About the Grounds
The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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

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Early House of Representatives Chamber (artist representation)
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Blog Posts Tagged 'George Washington'

March 04
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Capitol Crypt, circa 1900
The term “crypt” has long referred to a space beneath the main floor of a church or a chamber in a mausoleum. For many of us it suggests somber, stony silence and perhaps dusty coffins. The Capitol...
February 27
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Presidents in Art
Presidents Don't Sleep Here—But They're Honored in Art!
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