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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Sunset in the Capitol Rotunda.
The U.S. Capitol's rotunda is closed this month to prepare for restoration...

In 1853, at the beginning of President Franklin Pierce's administration, the War Department was given control of the Capitol extension project and Captain Montgomery C. Meigs was placed in charge.

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1853
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Captain Montgomery C. Meigs
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