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This bronze statue of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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Water infiltration has led to leaking and staining in the Rotunda.
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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.

Start Date: 
1853
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Captain Montgomery C. Meigs
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