Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Bartholdi Fountain
In 1877 the United States paid $6,000 for an iron fountain sculpted by...

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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

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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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Ginseng, the Divine Root.
Learn about ginseng from author David A. Taylor on September 26 at noon.

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U.S. Capitol Map

U.S. Capitol Map

View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the Architect of the Capitol.