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Harrisburg Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's State Capitol - Interior Dome Mural

Harrisburg  Pennsylvania  - Pennsylvania's State Capitol - Interior Dome Mural

Pennsylvania's Capitol is, first and foremost, a public building belonging to the citizens of the Commonwealth. It is also a priceless architectural and artistic treasure, a majestic symbol of history and power, and an icon of democracy and freedom.
When President Theodore Roosevelt attended the dedication of the building on October 4, 1906, he said, "This is the handsomest building I ever saw." The Capitol was designed in the American Renaissance style by Philadelphia architect Joseph Huston (1866-1940), who envisioned the building as a "Palace of Ar t208

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Photo taken @ H on 1 June 1996 (© Onasill ~ Bill Badzo / Flickr)

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