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Capitol Christmas Tree 2013
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Capitol Visitor Center
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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
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Statue of John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr.
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U.S. Capitol Building

The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the eastern end of the National Mall on a plateau 88 feet above the level of the Potomac River. Learn about the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol Building here, and take an interactive look at the building through the Architect's Virtual Capitol.

For information on touring the U.S. Capitol building visit: www.visitthecapitol.gov.

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