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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 United States Capitol in 1846, with its original dome designed by Charles Bulfinch
Throughout the U.S. Capitol Building’s 220-year history, there have been many...

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The Architect of the Capitol’s Capitol Grounds staff has begun draining the Capitol reflecting pool today (June 1, 2012) in order to complete the annual cleaning and inspection. The work will take approximately two weeks. 
 
The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC. Six acres in size, it occupies over half... More »
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