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Embarkation of the Pilgrims
This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July...

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Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Nitrate vault at the Library of Congress Packard Campus
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is responsible for managing all of the...

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  • Capitol Dome Restoration
  • War of 1812

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Read a blog about the art, architecture and work on Capitol Hill written by AOC’s experts.