Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Capitol Christmas Tree 2013
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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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Dr. William Thornton
 The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Nitrate vault at the Library of Congress Packard Campus
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Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620

Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620
Enrico Causici
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Sandstone
1825
Capitol Rotunda, above east door

Last Updated: May 16, 2012