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

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The Superintendent of Capitol Grounds for Architect of the Capitol searches Payette National Forest to select the 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree.
It can be hard to find a tree in the forest that meets all of the Capitol...

National Arbor Day Tree

U.S. Capitol Grounds 
Memorial Tree
 
Metasequoia glyptostroboides 
(Dawn Redwood)
 
National Arbor Day
 
sponsored by 
Senator Mark O. Hatfield
 
April 26, 1985

Full tree details are at aoc.gov/trees.

Location information: 
U.S. Capitol, North East Lawn
(GPS Coordinates are Approximate)
United States
38° 53' 29.6088" N, 77° 0' 25.452" W
US
Location type: 
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