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U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Includes exhibits, hours, history of the center and resources for educators.
Conserving the Nation's Capitol
Article from the University of Delaware Messenger about 1972 graduate Bill Allen who is architectural historian for the U.S.Capitol Building. Describes background, achievements and job.
Great Buildings Online: United States Capitol
Shown are drawings, photos and aerial views.
Photo Tour of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol
Includes text and photos of what Lincoln would have seen of the Capitol at various times of his life.
Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation
Exhibit from the Library of Congress. Includes drawings, graphics and text about the steps in building and designing the Capitol.
U.S. Capitol - A Virtual Tour
Interactive tour of the Capitol, including panoramic views and historical information on the various chambers, major events which have unfolded there, and the objects therein.
The United States Capitol
Official site maintained by the Architect of the Capitol provides historic and current information on the function and architecture of the Capitol, House and Senate buildings, and surrounding grounds.
United States Capitol Historical Society
Promotes the history of the Capitol and Congress and serves as an informational and educational resource. Includes membership information, an education center, history, exhibits and a gift shop.
The Vigilant Citizen: Mystical Sites - U.S. Capitol
Probes the occult symbols at the US Capitol. Includes photos and descriptions.
TheHill.com: Smackdown in Statuary Hall
Article on misinformation given out by tour guides and staff at the Capitol. (October 16, 2007)
CNN: Effort to 'Green' U.S. Capitol Complicated by Coal
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to make the U.S. Capitol complex environmentally friendly is being hampered by the reluctance of lawmakers from coal-producing states to implement changes at the complex's coal-burning power plant. (May 11, 2007)
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