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Cara holding her chocolate tree.
With Sprouts at the U.S. Botanic Garden, children learn about the magical world of plants.
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February 26 By: Ray Mims 0 Comments
Trout Lily
The U.S. Botanic Garden’s Conservation & Sustainability Horticulturist, Ray Mims, takes a look at the importance of spring ephemerals, which are featured in the Garden’s current exhibit,...
February 20 By: Matt Guilfoyle 0 Comments
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.
February 14 By: Michael McDonald 0 Comments
Louise and Robert Pearl at the exact moment of their engagement in front of the Ford Building.
For 10 years, I have walked through the doors of the 3rd Street entrance to the Ford Building, never knowing that right outside those very same doors — 72 years ago — something happened that greatly...
February 08 By: Stephen T. Ayers 1 Comments
State of the Union - Jauary 24, 2012
Every winter, Congress has the honor of welcoming the President of the United States to the U.S. Capitol for the annual State of the Union Address. Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects...

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