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Capitol Building - Appearance When First Occupied

Capitol Building - Appearance When First Occupied Government American History American Presidents History Law and Politics Social Studies Trials

Congressional representatives first met at the new U.S. Capitol in 1800.  This image, depicting a painting (c. 1800) by William Russell Birch, shows how the building (and the immediate vicinity) appeared at that time.

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Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.  

 

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