Thursday, March 20, 2014

Capitol Building in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia.  This capitol building's dome is covered in gold, donated by the people of Dahlonega.

Photo by Steve Yost

unused, from 2010

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The Georgia State Capitol, in Atlanta, Georgia, is an architecturally and historically significant building. It has been named a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Like many U.S. state capitols, the Georgia State Capitol is designed to resemble the Classical architectural style of the United States Capitol, in Washington, D.C. and was completed in 1889.
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One more just for fun...

Capitol Building, Atlanta, Georgia

The gold-domed Capitol stands on the site of the camping ground of the United Army during the Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War.

Photo by Alan Schein
unused, from 2002

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