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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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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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Paul Pfau photo.
Come hear local musician Paul Pfau perform at the U.S. Botanic Garden on...

Projects

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    First Phase Complete

    More than 300 marble stone carvings replaced unsound and/or missing details on the Senate wing's cornice and column capitals.

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    It's About Time

    Time has taken its toll on the Capitol's stone, but our preservation effort will restore even the finer details, hand-carved…

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    Behind the Capitol Scaffolding

    More than 150 rosettes and more than 50 modillions were replaced on the Senate Extension.

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U.S. Capitol Exterior Preservation - Stone and Metal