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The Rosa Parks bronze statue weighs 600 pounds and the granite pedestal, partially hollowed out inside, weighs 2,100 pounds. The pedestal is made of Raven Black granite and inscribed simply with her name and life dates, “Rosa Parks/1913–2005.
On February 27, 2013, a statue of Rosa Parks commissioned by Congress was...

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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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Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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Pollinator Party at the United States Botanic Garden
On June 19 at 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m., discover what butterflies, bumblebees and...

Dome Resources for Media

The resources below are available for use by media.

Scaffold Construction

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This file contains b-roll and timelapse footage of the scaffolding consuction in 2014.

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Please credit: "Architect of the Capitol"

 
Other Dome Images

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Zip file that contains high resolution images, including: Dome damage photos and historic images.

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Please credit: "Architect of the Capitol"

Other Dome Video

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This file contains b-roll of "lock and stitch" work done during the 2012 Dome Skirt Restoration and animation of scaffolding construction for the current Dome Restoration Project.

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Rotunda Protection Work

Graphics

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Zip file that contains high resolution graphics, including: infographics and renderings of scaffolding.

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Background Information