Monday, June 10, 2013

A few days in DC - the buildings

I'm a visual person. So different things interest me. A trip to the Supreme Court Building was in order..
One of two self-supporting spiral staircases in the Supreme Court Building.

Great quilting pattern
The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…"

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