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Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.

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Official painted portrait of 11th Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers.
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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America the Beautiful poem written on a wall in the Cox Corridors of the U.S. Capitol.
The lyrics of this patriotic song are found easily at the U.S. Capitol. Once...

Sir Walter Raleigh

Francisco Iardella
Artist

Sandstone
1824
Capitol Rotunda,
above "Surrender of Lord Cornwallis" painting

Last Updated: February 15, 2018