Featured

U.S. Capitol Dome was constructed with 8,909,200 pounds of ironwork bolted together in a masterpiece of American will and ingenuity.
The U.S. Capitol’s dome made of cast iron was designed by Thomas U. Walter and...

Featured

The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

Featured

Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
Download a PDF of the full list.

Featured

Photo of Dr. Novy giving a tour.
Join USBG Executive Director Dr. Ari Novy on an expedition through the...

Year in Pictures 2012

U.S. Capitol Dome and Shuttle Discovery flying by
Categories: 

The year 2012 on Capitol Hill brought moments of celebration and sorrow, from the Space Shuttle fly-by to the lying in state of Senator Inouye.

A slideshow of a few of the best images from our collection (or view full set on flickr): 

Leave a comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.