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Inaugurations of Presidents of the United States
A list of inaugurals of Presidents of the United States. Read about key...

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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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Spring 2014 Cover Image
The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

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Sheep on the White House lawn, taken between 1916-1919. Image courtesy Library of Congress
The Capitol Grounds have long been a haven for wildlife, with residents ranging...

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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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December 11 By: Lori Taylor 0 Comments
December 2013 at the U.S. Capitol
A look back on 2013 through some of our most popular pictures from Flickr and Instagram.
December 03 By: Lori Taylor 0 Comments
Capitol Christmas Tree 2013
The Capitol Christmas Tree has been a tradition at the U.S. Capitol since 1964. The tree will be lit from night fall until 11 p.m. each evening through January 1, 2014.
December 02 By: Lori Taylor 2 Comments
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 26 By: Lori Taylor 0 Comments
Instagram Meetup at U.S. Capitol
Since one of the earliest known photographs of the U.S. Capitol in 1846, Washington, D.C., residents and visitors have been capturing images of this national icon, its art and its grounds.

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