Corey Nixon

The Capitol Building

Remarkable Building



The Capitol Building is one of the most impressive buildings in the world. The Capitol has a statue on the dome that is19.5 feet. The east front is 32.5 feet 10 meters. It stands 131 acres 53 hectare park. And it has 540 rooms.

The Capitol

The Capitol was also used as a temporary barrack for federal soldiers. The Capitol has beenbuilt, burnt, and rebuilt.

How it Got Started

At one time they held a sketch contest to vote on the best sketch for the Capitol. The best sketch was Dr. William Thorton.

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