This building has been built, burned, rebuilt, and added onto many times. It is
a huge complex now, with several office buildings, parks, and memorials.
|Greg loved the architectural details.|
|The Capitol is covered with frescoes and murals designed by|
Constantino Brumidi. He had a lot of help. No two are alike and
they are beautiful. Our pictures do not due them any justice.
One of the highlights of the tour.
Every panel was different, different flowers, vegetables, fruit.
Different small animals, mice, birds, squirrels, and many
Brumidi's artwork covers every wall and ceiling
The following pictures are of the old Senate Chambers.
It is full of paintings, and sculptures. Very beautiful.
|Brumidi's Frieze of American History - |
goes all the way around the room.
George Washington resigning his commission as Commander
in Chief of the Continental Army to the Congress in 1783.
Every state has two statues of people who
were important to the state's identity and
prosperity. All statues get moved
around to different areas of display.
The following three pictures are of the old Senate Chambers.
The chairs are replicas, the originals are still be
used in the present chambers.
The old Supreme Court before they got their own digs.
The clock on the wall is original and has never needed
|Replica of the Statue of Freedom that sits atop the Capitol dome.|