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Delaware
Dover
Delaware State House
The Green
Dover DE  19901
Phone 
302 739-4266
Web Site  www.destatemuseums.org
Description  Restored to original appearance, capitol building holds legislative and judicial chambers
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era  1792

Legislative Hall
Legislative Ave
Dover DE 19901
Phone 
302 739-4114
Web Site  www.state.de.us/research/assembly.htm
Description  General Assembly, governor, portrait gallery
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government

Delaware
New Castle
New Castle Court House
211 New Castle Road
New Castle DE  19770
Phone 
302 323-4453
Web Site  www.destatemuseums.org/ncch
Description  original state capital from colonial times
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era  18th

 

 

Georgia
Atlanta
Georgia Capitol Museum
431 State Capitol
Atlanta GA  30334
Phone 
404 651-6996
Web Site  http://www.sos.state.ga.us/museum/default.htm
Description  museum in Capitol building focuses on history of the building and events that took place there
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type  Capitol

Georgia
Milledgeville
Georgia's Antebellum Capitol Museum
201 E Greene St
Milledgeville GA 31061
Phone 478 445-2035
Web Site BROKEN http://www.gacmuseum.net/
Description seat of government until 1868, located on Georgia Military College campus
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1807
New or Updated: 05/22/2003
  Hawaii
Honolulu
Hawaii State Capitol Building
515 South Beretania Street
MAIL: State Capitol, Room 417
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone 808 586-0178
Alt Phone 808 586-0146
Web Site http://www.hawaiischoolreports.com/symbols/capitol.htm
Description designed to resemble a volcano, pillars shaped like coconut palms, main courtyard open to the sky
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1969
New or Updated: 04/24/2003
Iowa
Iowa City
Old Capitol Museum
24 Old Capitol
University of Iowa
Iowa City IA  52242
Phone 
319 335-0548
Web Site  http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Eoldcap/information/info.html
Description  building was territorial and first state capitol until 1857, when it became the first permanent home of the U of IA
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol
Era 1842
Illinois
Springfield
Old State Capitol
Downtown Mall
Springfield IL
Phone 
217 785-7961
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.online-springfield.com/sites/oscap.html
Description  capital when Abraham Lincoln tried cases in the state Supreme Court
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Capitol
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Era  1837-1876
Last Update:  01/01/2011 Previous Site        Previous Page E-Mail Step Into Places
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