On Tuesday, February 3, due to a special event being held in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, there will be no public tours of the Capitol. The Capitol Visitor Center will be closed all day except for individuals on official business and people going to the House and Senate Visitor Galleries.

Watercolor View of the Capitol, by William Birch, ca. 1800

Thu, 2013-04-18 15:42 -- administrator


The Capitol was still under construction when Congress first met here in 1800.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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