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Alabama
Montgomery
Alabama State Capitol
600 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery AL  36116
Phone 
334 242-3935
Web Site  http://alaweb.asc.edu/
Description  working capitol with museum period rooms and exhibits
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 

  AR

  Little Rock

  Old State House Museum

   300 W Markham Street

  Little Rock  AR   72201    

  Phone  501 324-9685

  Web Site www.oldstatehouse.com

  E-mail  mailto:info@oldstatehouse.com?subject=Questions

  Description  former state capitol building holds multimedia presentations, exhibits,

                    period rooms

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Capitol

  Nature of Group or Site Government

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Flags

  Collection N-Z  Quilts

  New or Updated:  4/17/2007

 

  AZ

  Phoenix

  Arizona Capitol Museum

  1700 West Washington

  Phoenix  AZ  85007    

  Phone 602 542-4675

  Web Site http://www.lib.az.us/museum/index.cfm

  E-mail  mailto:capmus@lib.az.us

  Description  restored 1900 capitol building with museum holding exhibits on

                    Arizona territory and early statehoood

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Building

  Building Type Capitol

  Nature of Group or Site Government

  Era 1900

  New or Updated: 10/21/2006

 

California
Benicia
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
115 West G Street
Benicia CA
Phone 
707 745-3385
Web Site  http://parks.ca.gov/north/silverado/bcshp221.htm
Description  capitol just before final move to Sacramento, capitol building has been restored
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government

California
Sacramento
California State Capitol Museum
10th and L
Sacramento CA 95814
Phone
916 324-0333
Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=495
Alt Web  http://www.sacmuseums.org/capitol
Description  tours, films, programs in legislative branch center of state
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era  1869

 

 

Connecticut
Hartford
Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford CT  06103
Phone 
860 522-6766
Web Site
Description  oldest state house in the nation, designed by Charles Bulfinch
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era  1796

State Capitol CT
Capitol Information & Tours
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford CT  06106
Phone 
860 240-0222
Web Site  http://www.senatedems.state.ct.us/Tour.html
Description  tours offered by League of Women Voters
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government

District of Columbia
Washington
United States Capitol
Address
Washington DC
Phone 
202 225-6827
Web Site  http://www.aoc.gov/
Alt Web  http://www.uschs.org/
Description  tours currently suspended - where Congress meets
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Last Update:  01/01/2011 Previous Site        Previous Page E-Mail Step Into Places
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