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In Emanuel Leutze’s mural, a group of pioneers and their train of covered wagons are pictured at the continental divide, looking towards the sunset and the Pacific Ocean. The border depicts vignettes of exploration and frontier mythology. Beneath the central composition is a panoramic view of their destination “Golden Gate,” in San Francisco Bay.
Emanuel Leutze’s mural celebrates the western expansion of the United States....

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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

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An AOC worker mowing the grass on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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AOC Capitol jurisdiction decorative painters create a faux marble fireplace.
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Outdoor Capitol Grounds Tours

Event Location: 
Capitol Grounds
The U.S. Capitol Grounds

Saturday, April 12 through Monday, April 28, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. — Explore the Capitol building and grounds on this 50-minute guided tour offered daily at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Meet at the North Gift Shop inside the Capitol Visitor Center. No reservations or passes are required.

 
For more information about special tours at the Capitol visit: http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities/.
 
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Capitol Grounds
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