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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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Award for Excellence in Accountability Reporting presented to the Architect of the Capitol
Architect of the Capitol (AOC) received its third consecutive Certificate of...

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    History with a Side of Mystery: the Rotunda Benches

    The benches of the Capitol Rotunda have also called a few other locations home over the years.

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    Crumbling Down and Building Up

    Addressing the stone pandemic takes a team of historic preservationists, structural engineers and stonemasons, among others.

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    How the Crypt Got its Name

    This circular room below the Rotunda is one of the most heavily used circulation spaces in the building, its floor…

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