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United States Capitol - 1846
The history of the United States Capitol Building begins in 1793. Since then,...

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Prohibited Items at the U.S. Capitol Building
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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

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Capitol Grounds
Outdoor Walking Tours Monday - Saturday at 1 p.m. - The Capitol is set amidst...

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus
Francisco Iardella
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Sandstone
1824
Capitol Rotunda, above Surrender of General Burgoyne painting

Last Updated: May 16, 2012