United States Capitol dome facts for kids
The dome is 288 feet (88 m) in height and 96 feet (29 m) in diameter.
It was designed by Thomas U. Walter, the fourth Architect of the Capitol, and constructed between 1855 and 1866 at a cost of $1,047,291.
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Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861, beneath the unfinished capitol dome
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