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1994_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
1997_DC_CapitolV14DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
1999_DC_CapitolV8DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2002_DC_CapitolV22DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2003_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2005_DC_CapitolV5DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2007_DC_CapitolV22DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2008_DC_CapitolV5DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2009_DC_CapitolV6DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2011_DC_CapitolV17DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2012_DC_CapitolV2DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2013_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2015_DC_CapitolV10DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2016_DC_CapitolV4DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2017_DC_CapitolV15DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2019_DC_CapitolV2DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2020_DC_CapitolV2DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
1997_DC_CapitolX7DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (1997)
Tree: Black Hills Spruce from Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota
2001_DC_CapitolX6DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2001)
2001 -- White Spruce -- 72 feet (22 m) -- Ottawa National Forest -- Michigan -- Known as "The Tree of Hope," the tree was lit by Dennis Hastert at 5 pm on December 11 in a ceremony on the West Front Lawn of the Capitol. The tree was hand picked by Architect of the Capitol landscape architect Matthew...
2002_DC_CapitolX16DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2002)
2002 -- Douglas Fir -- 70 feet (21 m) -- Umpqua National Forest -- Oregon -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert on December 12 in a ceremony including performances by the United States Navy Band, the Umpqua Singers from Umpqua Community College, and the Congressional Chorus. Decorated with 6,000...
2003_DC_CapitolX15DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2003)
2003 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 70 feet (21 m) -- Boise National Forest -- Idaho -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert on December 11 in a ceremony on the West Front Lawn including performances by the United States Army Band, the Snake River High School Chamber Choir from Blackfoot, Idaho, and the...
2005_DC_CapitolX11DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2005)
2005 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 65 feet (20 m) -- Santa Fe National Forest -- New Mexico -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert, assisted by eight-year-old Steven Castillo from Santa Fe, at 5 pm on December 8 in a ceremony including music performed by the United States Marine Band. Felled in early November,...
2006_DC_CapitolX17DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2006)
2006 -- Pacific Silver Fir -- 65 feet (20 m) -- Olympic National Forest -- Washington -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert, assisted by eight-year-old Micah Joe from Bremerton, at 5 pm on December 6. Felled in early November, the tree arrived at the West Front Lawn of the Capitol on November 27. 3,000...
2007_DC_CapitolX6DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2007)
2007 -- Balsam Fir -- 55 feet (17 m) -- Green Mountain National Forest -- Vermont -- A 55-foot fir, the tree was decorated exclusively with LEDs and some 4,500 ornaments crafted and donated by the people of Vermont reflecting the theme Bringing an Old Fashioned Holiday to the Nation.”[9]
2008_DC_CapitolX61DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2008)
2008 -- Subalpine Fir -- 70 feet (21 m) -- Bitterroot National Forest -- Montana -- The tree was decorated with more than 5,000 ornaments displaying the theme "Sharing Montana's Treasures" by showcasing the state's heritage, historical events, and natural resources. The ornaments were crafted and...
2009_DC_CapitolX57DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2009)
2009 -- Blue Spruce -- 85 feet (26 m) -- Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests -- Arizona -- Joined by Kaitlyn Ferencik, from Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise, Arizona, Nancy Pelosi lit the tree in a ceremony on December 8. The tree was felled in early November, and delivered to Washington on...
2010_DC_CapitolX44DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2010)
2010 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 67 feet (20 m) -- Bridger-Teton National Forest -- Wyoming -- Lit by Nancy Pelosi on December 7. Decorated with approximately 5,000 ornaments, showcasing the tree's theme "Wyoming: Forever West," made by people from across Wyoming. The entire tree was decorated using strands...
2011_DC_CapitolX119DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2011)
2011 -- Sierra White Fir -- 63 feet (19 m) -- Stanislaus National Forest -- California -- Lit by John Boehner on December 6. Decorated with approximately 3,000 ornaments, showcasing the tree's theme "California Shines," made by people from across California. The entire tree was decorated using strands...
2012_DC_CapitolX10DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2012)
2012 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 73 feet (22 m) -- White River National Forest -- Colorado -- The 2012 theme 'Celebrating Our Great Outdoors' will be highlighted in the decoration of the tree. It is expected to be lit by Speaker John Boehner during a ceremony in early December.
2013_DC_CapitolX26DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2013)
2013 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 88 feet (27 m) -- Colville National Forest -- Washington -- Second-tallest tree ever used at the Capitol; theme is "Sharing Washington's Good Nature"; lit 5 pm Tues., Dec. 3; decorated with 5,000 handmade children's ornaments; passed through TX, AR, TN, VA, PA, & MD.
2015_DC_CapitolX42DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2015)
2015 -- Lutz Spruce -- 74 feet (23 m) -- Chugach National Forest -- Alaska -- The first Capitol Christmas Tree from Alaska.
2016_DC_CapitolX11DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2016)
2016 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 84 feet (26 m) -- Payette National Forest -- Idaho -- The tree will be lit at a public ceremony on Dec. 6. Thousands of LED lights and 6,000 ornaments made by children in Idaho will hang on the tree. The ornaments represent things relevant to Idaho, including salmon and pine...
2017_DC_CapitolX_201642DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2016)
Last week for the 2016 tree.
2016 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 84 feet (26 m) -- Payette National Forest -- Idaho -- The tree will be lit at a public ceremony on Dec. 6. Thousands of LED lights and 6,000 ornaments made by children in Idaho will hang on the tree. The ornaments represent things relevant to...
2017_DC_CapitolX64DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2017)
2017 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 79 feet (24 m) -- Kootenai National Forest -- Montana
2019_DC_CapitolX57DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2019)
2008_DC_Capitol_VC49DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Finally, it's open! The visitor center for the capitol cost twice as much to build as the entire Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum annex out at Dulles) did.
2009_DC_Capitol_VC44DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2011_DC_Capitol_VC36DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2012_DC_Capitol_VC18DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2013_DC_Capitol_VC8DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2016_DC_Capitol_VC1DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2017_DC_Capitol_VC8DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2019_DC_Capitol_VC30DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Guide Steve Livengood said that the Washakie statue was his favorite so I decided to photograph it a bit.
1994_DC_Capitol3DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
1997_DC_Capitol20DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
1998_DC_Capitol5DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
1999_DC_Capitol18DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2000_DC_Capitol13DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2002_DC_Capitol41DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
The view of the Capitol from the Mall is still largely unobstructed. The opposite side, however, is cluttered by the construction of the Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) which was pushed along after that idiot shot his way into the building in the 1990's. The CVC will end up being a below-ground facility so...
2003_DC_Capitol5DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2004_DC_Capitol9DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2005_DC_Capitol8DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2006_DC_Capitol18DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2007_DC_Capitol16DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2008_DC_Capitol85DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Including some of my favorite pictures of the year -- the US Grant Monument with the Capitol behind it on a foggy night.
2009_DC_Capitol107DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Including after a snowfall.
2010_DC_Capitol10DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2011_DC_Capitol46DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2012_DC_Capitol27DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Including several photos of (unknown) groups.
2013_DC_Capitol26DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Full moon rises.
2014_DC_Capitol21DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2015_DC_Capitol13DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2016_DC_Capitol67DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2017_DC_Capitol80DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2018_DC_Capitol17DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2019_DC_Capitol20DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2020_06_07B6_Capitol15DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2020_07_26A1_Capitol5DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2020_07_28B2_Capitol8DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2020_09_18H3_Capitol8DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Half-staff for RBG. (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_19C5_Capitol1DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_20B3_Capitol15DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_23C3_Capitol2DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2020_DC_Capitol12DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2018_DC_CapitolX55DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Christmas Tree (2018)
2018 -- Noble Fir -- 82 feet (25 m) -- Willamette National Forest -- Oregon
The tradition of the Capitol Christmas Tree, or "The People’s Tree," began in 1964 when Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John W. McCormack (D-MA) placed a live Christmas tree on the Capitol lawn. This tree lived...
2009_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto10DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
2012_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto6DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
Including several photos of (unknown) groups.
2016_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto4DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
2017_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto2DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
2018_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto4DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
Two group photographs including one with Congressman Jim Costa.
2019_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto2DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
I have no idea what group this was but people were posing...
2020_09_20B4_Capitol_GrpPhoto7DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos (Partially reviewed)
2002_DC_Capitol_Models8DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Capitol Grounds Models
2007_DC_Capitol_Models3DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Capitol Grounds Models
2019_DC_Capitol_Models100DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Capitol Grounds Models
2007_DC_Capitol_C7DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2008_DC_Capitol_C18DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2011_DC_Capitol_C12DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2013_DC_Capitol_C32DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2014_DC_Capitol_C16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2016_DC_Capitol_C28DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2017_DC_Capitol_C18DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2017_DC_Capitol_Westward6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals
1997_DC_Capitol_I2DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
1999_DC_Capitol_I4DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2007_DC_Capitol_I10DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2008_DC_Capitol_I5DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2011_DC_Capitol_I16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2012_DC_Capitol_I17DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2013_DC_Capitol_I9DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2015_DC_Capitol_I5DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2016_DC_Capitol_I24DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2017_DC_Capitol_I112DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2018_DC_Capitol_I16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2019_DC_Capitol_I14DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
1999_DC_Capitol_NSH5DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2002_DC_Capitol_NSH11DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2007_DC_Capitol_NSH29DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2008_DC_Capitol_NSH36DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2011_DC_Capitol_NSH23DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2012_DC_Capitol_NSH16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2013_DC_Capitol_NSH78DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
Including the new Rosa Parks statue.
2014_DC_Capitol_NSH32DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2015_DC_Capitol_NSH3DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2016_DC_Capitol_NSH27DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2017_DC_Capitol_NSH57DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2019_DC_Capitol_NSH30DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
Steve Livengood took us to see the Sam Houston statue up close after a USCHS talk by Jacquelyn Delin McDonald about the statue's artist Elisabet Ney.
2002_DC_Capitol_SC2DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber
2007_DC_Capitol_SC6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber
2008_DC_Capitol_SC5DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber
2012_DC_Capitol_SC16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber
2016_DC_Capitol_SC20DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber
1997_DC_Capitol_R6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
1999_DC_Capitol_R10DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2002_DC_Capitol_R27DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2007_DC_Capitol_R30DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2008_DC_Capitol_R47DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2011_DC_Capitol_R37DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2012_DC_Capitol_R32DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2013_DC_Capitol_R130DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2014_DC_Capitol_R62DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2015_DC_Capitol_R17DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2016_DC_Captiol_R69DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2017_DC_Capitol_R65DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2019_DC_Capitol_R42DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2012_DC_Capitol_Brumidi82DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Senate Brumidi Corridor
2017_DC_Capitol_Brumidi254DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Senate Brumidi Corridor
Halls of the Senate
Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. 30-minute tour to an area not visited on the Capitol Tour.
1999_DC_Capitol_Amateis6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors
2011_DC_Capitol_Amateis2DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors
2017_DC_Capitol_Amateis13DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors
2007_DC_Capitol_Westward5DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals
2011_DC_Capitol_Westward134DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals
Steve Livengood, Chief Guide, US Capitol Historical Society, gave me a tour of the murals in the House wing of the Capitol. I had read about the new Westward Expansion Corridor in the Society's quarterly publication and asked how I could see them since they weren't on a regular tour route. Steve...
2015_DC_Capitol_LincolnRm18DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Lincoln Room
2019_DC_Capitol_LincolnRm33DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Lincoln Room
1997_DC_Capitol_Erie1DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Painting: Battle of Lake Erie
1999_DC_Capitol_Erie2DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Painting: Battle of Lake Erie
2017_DC_Capitol_Erie7DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Painting: Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Erie, by William Henry Powell, 1865
The frame of this monumental painting is made from 20- and 30-foot long pieces of wood. The painting itself commemorates the moment when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry transferred his flag from his damaged flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2020_09_18H2_Ginsburg85DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Friday) (Partially reviewed)
2020_06_26F5_Lincoln_Protest193DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park -- BLM Protest
This was an interesting example of two competing events in the same place. The event I came to attend was this one: Join the Rally and Teach-In for Lincoln Park In a demonstration of solidarity and recognition of the history of Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. members of the local, regional and nat...
2020_08_28D2_Necks_MarchU42DC -- Protest: George Floyd -- Get Your Knee Off Our Necks march -- Labor contingent
March/Rally: Commitment: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks: Fri, August 28, 7:15am – 3:15pm  Labor contingent gathers at United Unions building, 1750 New York Avenue NW, WDC; march heads out at 8:45a. Hosted by National Action Network and NAACP. (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_20C1_Ginsburg355DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Sunday) (Partially reviewed)
2020_08_09F1_Ike_Mem26DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial


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