Capitol Photos - Photos of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC
By Rachel Cooper, About.com Guide
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Capitol Dome - Photo of the U. S. Capitol
Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com
Although the initial construction of the United States Capitol was in 1793, the building has been expanded and modified many times throughout our nation's history. This photo shows a closeup view of the dome of the Capitol, which was constructed between 1855 and 1866.
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