The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.


Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...


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Stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.


Liberty and the Eagle Sculpture is located between in National Statuary Hall (old Hall of the House) 1817 and 1819, this group originally stood above the Speaker's desk when the House of Representatives met in this space.
Placed there between 1817-1819 when the U.S. Capitol was rebuilt after the fire of 1814, she... More »
The bronze portrait bust of abolitionist and women’s-rights advocate Sojourner Truth is the first sculpture to honor an African American woman in the United States Capitol.
The woman whom history remembers as Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree in 1797. Her parents... More »


Up close detail of bronze figure on the Grant Memorial.
The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, star of the House of Cards opening sequence, is undergoing a... More »
A garden gnome placed in front of an open, tiny door in the U.S. Capitol.
Throughout the Capitol Building, visitors and staff often pause to imagine what is behind the... More »
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