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

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Winston Churchill Bust is made of bronze and was unveiled in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on October 30, 2013. The bust is located in the small House Rotunda on the first floor of the U.S. Capitol.
The bronze bust of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was unveiled in a...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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War of 1812
The War of 1812 Tour: Three Points of View Weekdays at 11 a.m. – Join a...
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  • The Architect's Virtual Capitol
  • Outside view of The U.S. Supreme Court Building that was modeled after classical Roman temples.
  • The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room located 96 feet in diameter and 180 feet in height located in the center of the United States Capitol on the second floor.
  • The painting of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  by John Trumbull.
  • A black and white photograph of the United States Capitol in 1846.