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Layout of the Capitol Grounds drawn by Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted in 1874.
Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed the U.S. Capitol Grounds in...

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Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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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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Close up view of a Saccharum Officinarum plant
The U.S. Botanic Garden will highlight plants that impart flavor to sweet foods...

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2008 Capitol Christmas Tree
Nov 24, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be lit during a ceremony held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 5 p.m. on...
Dome scaffolding photo.
Nov 17, 2014
November 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. The Architect of the Capitol will conduct a briefing for media on the completion of the...
Nov 07, 2014
The "Concert for Valor: Saluting America's Veterans" is scheduled for...
Oct 29, 2014
2014 Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony The U.S. Capitol Christmas...
Oct 27, 2014
The Architect of the Capitol will conduct a safety exercise the morning of...
Jul 10, 2014
Monday, July 21 - Final Update: AOC's contractor completed work in the...

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