Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center

Architect of the Capitol2011-10-26

U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC, United States

Emancipation Hall, named to recognize the contributions of the enslaved laborers who helped build the U.S. Capitol, is the central gathering place for visitors coming to see the Capitol.

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  • Title: Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center
  • Creator: Architect of the Capitol
  • Date Created: 2011-10-26

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