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Tuning fork used by Meigs to ensure that iron placed in the Dome was sound, along with copies of Meigs' writing and pieces of cast iron recovered from the Dome during the restoration project.
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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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