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United States Capitol - 1846
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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
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Benjamin Brown French
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William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, 1682

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians, 1682
Nicholas Gevelot
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Sandstone
1827
Capitol Rotunda, above north door

Last Updated: June 08, 2012