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This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach in the West Indies, newly landed from his flagship Santa Maria on October 12, 1492.
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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Black and white photograph of Union Troops lined up in front of the Capitol in 1861
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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
 
Last Updated: May 17, 2012