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Awakenings: Capitol Cornerstone Laid

on September 18, 2013

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On September 18, 1793, George Washington lays the cornerstone for the United States Capitol – a most impressive monument for its builders, the American people and the government.

Awakenings invites you to Embrace the Past, Empower the Present, Enrich the Future!

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

The timeline for our nation’s Capitol is remarkable from its initial construction, devastation, rebuilding, extensions and restoration.

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4 responses to “Awakenings: Capitol Cornerstone Laid

  1. Teepee12 says:

    Did you know the Capitol building is built to look like the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston? Same architect. And so many of the early founder were from Boston or thereabouts.

  2. Micki Peluso says:

    Teepee. I din’t know that and should have. Thanks, Sharla for another piece of history.

  3. Raani York says:

    This is very interesting, Sharla. Thanks so much for sharing it!

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