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Frieze of American History
The Frieze of American History in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol...

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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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AOC gardener at the U.S. Botanic Garden
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Kamehameha
In celebration of Kamehameha Day each June, the local Hawaiian community has...

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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