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The National Garden provides "living laboratories" for environmental, horticultural, and botanical education in a contemplative setting.
The National Garden opened in 2006 as a place for visitors to experience the...

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

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The Capitol Crypt, which now houses statuary and exhibitions, was once used as an informal storage space where bicycles were parked, seen here circa 1900.
The term “crypt” has long referred to a space beneath the main floor of a...

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    Supreme Court Building

    Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home for the nation's third branch of government.

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    History of the Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court of the United States met in the U.S. Capitol from 1801 until 1935.

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    Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

    The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building houses agencies that support the work of the United States Federal Courts including the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the United States Sentencing Commission.

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