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The "corncob capitals" designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe and carved by Giuseppe Franzoni in 1809 survived the fire. As seen in the photo to the right, they still stand in the east front entry in the Senate Vestibule.

4 posted on 08/19/2004 11:06:01 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul.)
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5 posted on 08/19/2004 11:07:09 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul.)
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I was able to visit the Navy Museum and the Washington Navy Yards in 2000. The museum has a number of paintings and other displays about the burning of Washington. I haven't found them yet online.


73 posted on 08/20/2004 10:15:58 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (If "Courtesy Pays", why am I broke?)
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Last in war, last in peace, last in the hearts of his countrymen: John Fake Twinkie's McKerry Park:


123 posted on 08/20/2004 11:47:43 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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