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The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the Dome of the United States Capitol.
The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the...

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Visitor Guide Gives Tour of Rotunda
Please note: Many of these Capitol Hill buildings are working office buildings...

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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an eclectic mix of professions. Jim Saenger, the Capitol’s Carillonneur, has perhaps one of the most unique and least visible jobs on the Hill.
Capitol Hill, with its rich history and iconic buildings, allows for an...

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    Virtual Capitol

    Explore the buildings of Capitol Hill through a historic timeline...

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    Capitol Hill Neoclassical Architecture

    The definitive architectural style on Capitol Hill is neoclassical...

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    Capitol Rotunda

    The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room 96 feet in...

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