Photograph of people walking outside on a Self-Guided Tour of Capitol Hill
Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.


Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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Black and white photo of the Capitol Power Plant's interior.
The plant has undergone significant changes as new buildings were built, and...

National Arbor Day Tree

U.S. Capitol Grounds 
Memorial Tree
Metasequoia glyptostroboides 
(Dawn Redwood)
National Arbor Day
sponsored by 
Senator Mark O. Hatfield
April 26, 1985

Full tree details are at aoc.gov/trees.

Location information: 
U.S. Capitol, North East Lawn
(GPS Coordinates are Approximate)
United States
38° 53' 29.6088" N, 77° 0' 25.452" W
Location type: