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

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National Statuary Hall
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Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
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The Capitol at night.
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In 1853, at the beginning of President Franklin Pierce's administration, the War Department was given control of the Capitol extension project and Captain Montgomery C. Meigs was placed in charge.

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1853
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Captain Montgomery C. Meigs
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