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A Jeffersonian Capitol

Although it was completed in 1788 following the designs of Jefferson (who actually copied the Maison Carrée at Nîmes in southern France, an ancient Roman temple) and is over 215 years old, the current State Capitol building is the eighth built to serve as Virginia's State House, primarily due to fires in the Colonial period.
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The newly opened visitors entrance at the foot of the hill.
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she's a lady
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the Jefferson plaster model for the capitol
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in the south, everything has class
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How convenient for the Speaker
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George, waiting for his coathanger
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where politicians go to read their newspapers
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patriotic doorknobs
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the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II... sorry for the ligh shades
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oh now she tuned into a rabbit
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poor Liz, she hangs next to the elevator sign
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oh well she could have ended up next to the water fountain like this unlucky guy
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I guard these chairs
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I distract your eyes from the badly hidden door in that wall
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I guard thee to ye olde exite
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I haz no eyes
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Damn, they put me under the staircase again
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What are you looking at? I am not the exit!
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ye olde capitol grounds
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3 Responses to “A Jeffersonian Capitol”

  1. # Blogger koala

    Where ever your holiday plan takes you next don't waste your time on Virginia Beach, North Carolina is much nicer and You can see the sight of first flight.  

  2. # Blogger Fiona

    Funny - we're in Glen Allen this weekend, about 20 minutes from Richmond.

    Next stop DC?  

  3. # Anonymous donna baker

    I think we know by your history of photos, that your work/curious nature/interests, can be found in the mundane, the back streets or the great architecture and art.  

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