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About Historic Rooms | The Senate Vestibule

Senate Vestibule Pamphlet

The Senate Vestibule served as the main entrance to the Capitol in 1800. Originally a room with wooden floors, a flat ceiling, and a slightly wider dimension than evident today, it was redesigned and reconfigured between 1807 and 1809. Highlighted in this brochure is the history of this space and its fascinating architectural and artistic characteristics, including the corncob columns—among the oldest architectural features in the Capitol.

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