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George Washington statue
This statue of George Washington was given the National Statuary Hall...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Photo of Citrus sinesis.
On February 28 at 2 p.m., explore the fascinating chemistry of oranges and...

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    Thomas Jefferson Building

    Based on the Paris Opera House and recognized as a premier example of the Beaux Arts style.

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    James Madison Memorial Building

    The largest library structure in the world and one of the three largest public buildings in the Washington area.

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    Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation

    Housing 6.3 million collection items and nearly 90 miles of shelving.

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    John Adams Building

    This second building constructed for the Library of Congress opened in 1939.

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