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The Capitol Story

The iconic and majestic United States Capitol is the most widely recognized symbol of democratic government in the world. It is where the issues facing the nation are considered, debated, and written into law. Images of this national treasure have become synonymous with American strength and freedom.

The Capitol Dome

The Capitol Dome

The Statue of Freedom

Statue of Freedom

The Capitol Frieze

The Capitol Frieze

The Apotheosis of Washington

The Apotheosis of Washington