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Black and white photograph of Union Troops lined up in front of the Capitol in 1861
Repeats weekdays until Fri Feb 27 2015 except Tue Jan 28 2014, Thu Dec 25 2014, Fri Dec 26 2014, Sat Dec 27 2014, Thu Jan 01 2015, Fri Jan 02 2015, Sat Jan 03 2015.
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Tours
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a special tour, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, entitled "Capitol and the Congress During the Civil War," is offered Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. With stops at the Old Supreme Court Chamber and other important areas at the Capitol, this tour will explore how the Capitol was used during the Civil War,... More »
War of 1812
Repeats weekdays until Fri Feb 27 2015 except Thu Dec 25 2014, Fri Dec 26 2014, Sat Dec 27 2014, Thu Jan 01 2015, Fri Jan 02 2015, Sat Jan 03 2015.
May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Tours
Weekdays at 11 a.m. – Join a Visitor Guide to explore three unique stories about the War of 1812, often referred to as “the forgotten war.” Discover how the War Hawks convinced a majority in Congress to declare war on Great Britain. See where the British entered the Capitol and destroyed the most beautiful room in America. Listen to how the Native Americans formed a... More »
Visitors attending the Winter Greens Cooking Demonstration
Repeats every week on Thursday until Thu Feb 26 2015 .
Feb, Feb
19, 26
Thu, Thu
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
Whether you're eating in or brining a dish to a friend or neighbor's for dinner, this class is sure to spark fabulous new ideas for memorable one-dish meals and sides with an attitude. Date: Thursday, February 19 and Thursday, February 26, 2015Time: 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.*Location: U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory Garden CourtFREE: No pre-registration required * Please... More »
Photo of a guided talk.
Repeats every week on Thursday until Thu Feb 26 2015 . Also includes Fri Feb 20 2015.
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
5, 12, 19, 20, 26
Thu, Thu, Thu, Fri, Thu
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Educational Events
No reservations or passes are required to attend these 15-minute talks which are held in Exhibition Hall on the lower level of the Capitol Visitor Center: Thursday, February 5 at 1 p.m. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared that all persons enslaved in a state, or part of a state, then in rebellion against the... More »
A view of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol
Repeats weekdays until Fri Feb 27 2015 except Tue Jan 28 2014, Thu Dec 25 2014, Fri Dec 26 2014, Sat Dec 27 2014, Thu Jan 01 2015, Fri Jan 02 2015, Sat Jan 03 2015.
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Tours
Weekdays at 2 p.m. — A special tour of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol enables visitors to view and learn about the ornate paintings on the walls and ceilings designed by Constantino Brumidi between 1857 and 1859. This tour, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, is offered Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. No reservations are... More »
Black and white photograph of Union Troops lined up in front of the Capitol in 1861
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Tours
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a special tour, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, entitled "Capitol and the Congress During the Civil War," is offered Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. With stops at the Old Supreme Court Chamber and other important areas at the Capitol, this tour will explore how the Capitol was used during the Civil War,... More »
War of 1812
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Tours
Weekdays at 11 a.m. – Join a Visitor Guide to explore three unique stories about the War of 1812, often referred to as “the forgotten war.” Discover how the War Hawks convinced a majority in Congress to declare war on Great Britain. See where the British entered the Capitol and destroyed the most beautiful room in America. Listen to how the Native Americans formed a... More »
A Guided tour in the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory
Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until Sat Feb 28 2015 .
Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27
Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed, Fri
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Tours
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12 p.m. — What do manila folders, Chanel No. 5, vanilla and fossil fuels have in common? They all come from plants on permanent display in the USBG Conservatory. Take a tour with a knowledgeable guide who will connect the exotic plant world to everyday life. You might see bananas, cacao and coffee ripening on the tree or learn about the... More »
Photo of Alain Touwaide, Scientific Director, Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions, and Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution.
Repeats every week on Friday until Sat Feb 28 2015 .
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
6, 13, 20, 27
Fri, Fri, Fri, Fri
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Educational Events
Botanic gardens are sanctuaries of nature. They are an image of plant diversity in an enclosed space that gives a sense of the infinite diversity of the world. While their creation is often linked to the rise of modern science, this lecture series will showcase how botanic gardens, with a focus on medicinal and nutritional plants, have been present for millennia. Join... More »
Photo of a guided talk.
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb
5, 12, 19, 20, 26
Thu, Thu, Thu, Fri, Thu
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Educational Events
No reservations or passes are required to attend these 15-minute talks which are held in Exhibition Hall on the lower level of the Capitol Visitor Center: Thursday, February 5 at 1 p.m. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared that all persons enslaved in a state, or part of a state, then in rebellion against the... More »

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