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This painting by Allyn Cox depicts the cornerstone laying ceremony and is currently on display in the House Wing of the U.S. Capitol Building.
The cornerstone was laid on Wednesday, September 18, 1793, during the first...

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Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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Small Business Program
Information for Small Businesses interested in doing business with the...

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The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol
This is the first in a series of occasional articles, written by the Architect...

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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