Regional North America United States Washington, DC Arts and Entertainment Architecture Historic Buildings Capitol Statuary Hall
Wikipedia: A chamber in the United States Capitol devoted to sculptures of prominent Americans. The hall, also known as the Old Hall of the House, is a large, two-story, semicircular room with a second story gallery along the curved perimeter. It is located immediately south of the Rotunda. The meeting place of the U.S. House of Representatives for nearly 50 years (1807-1857), and now the main exhibition space for the National Statuary Hall Collection.
The U.S. Capitol: National Statuary Collection Quiz
Quiz on statuary Hall.
Wikipedia: National Statuary Hall
Includes history, photos, description and links to figures represented in the hall.
CNN: Helen Keller Statue to be Unveiled at Capitol
Statue will be first in Capitol of a child, as well as a person with a disability. (October 06, 2009)
NY Times: And the Bronze Goes to ...
Editorial on the replacement of the statue of Thomas Starr King with one of Ronald Reagan. (June 05, 2009)
National Public Radio: Reagan Statue Unveiled In U.S. Capitol
A statue of President Reagan is unveiled in the Capitol Rotunda in the presence of former first lady Nancy Reagan and House Speaker Pelosi. Included is an audio file, written transcript and history. (June 03, 2009)
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