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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Orchid Symphony at the U.S. Botanic Garden
From February 22 through April 27, the U.S. Botanic Garden will feature...

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    History with a Side of Mystery: the Rotunda Benches

    The benches of the Capitol Rotunda have also called a few other locations home over the years.

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    Crumbling Down and Building Up

    Addressing the stone pandemic takes a team of historic preservationists, structural engineers and stonemasons, among others.

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    How the Crypt Got its Name

    This circular room below the Rotunda is one of the most heavily used circulation spaces in the building, its floor…

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