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In Emanuel Leutze’s mural, a group of pioneers and their train of covered wagons are pictured at the continental divide, looking towards the sunset and the Pacific Ocean. The border depicts vignettes of exploration and frontier mythology. Beneath the central composition is a panoramic view of their destination “Golden Gate,” in San Francisco Bay.
Emanuel Leutze’s mural celebrates the western expansion of the United States....

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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Eric Dinerstein, Director, Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions, RESOLVE posing with some plants
Learn why some species are so scarce and others are so common November 13 at 2...

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First Meeting Place of the House of Representatives in the Capitol Plaque

First Meeting Place of the House of Representatives in the Capitol Plaque
 
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Last Updated: May 17, 2012