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

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bust is a bronze sculpture that is 36 inches high on a 66-inch high Belgian black marble base.
The bust of Martin Luther King, Jr has been on display in the Capitol Rotunda...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
AOC’s annual Performance and Accountability Report provides the results of the...

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The East Front of the U.S. Capitol at Dusk
The AOC works to make the Capitol Dome, an enduring symbol of democracy...

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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