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This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach in the West Indies, newly landed from his flagship Santa Maria on October 12, 1492.
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A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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The Capitol Crypt, which now houses statuary and exhibitions, was once used as an informal storage space where bicycles were parked, seen here circa 1900.
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Celebrate Endangered Species Day Festival

Event Location: 
U.S. Botanic Garden
Frankie the Bee

Come learn about the USBG's endangered species and native plant collections, join in children's activities focused on endangered plants and pollinators, and walk away with inspiring activities that you can do at home to help protect the planet. The day is an opportunity to learn about protecting endangered species and how everyday actions can help conserve our nation's disappearing plant species.

Date: Friday, May 16
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Conservatory
FREE: No pre-registration required

More: www.usbg.gov

Event Tags: 
Capitol Grounds
Educational Events
Kid Friendly Events