What is on top of the U.S. Capitol building?

Answer The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington D.C. and serves as the home of the United States Congress. The Statue of Freedom, a monument of the female persona of Freedom, was instal... Read More »

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What is on the top of the US Capitol building?

On top of the United States Capitol building is a cast-iron dome that was constructed between 1855 and 1866. Atop the dome itself is the Statue of Freedom, a 19-foot, 6-inch tall bronze sculpture w... Read More »

What is on the top of the U.S. Capitol building?

Atop the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. lies the Statue of Freedom, a female figure holding a sword, a victory wreath and a shield of the United States with 13 stripes. Commissioned in ... Read More »

Who Stands on the Top of the Capitol Building?

The statue standing atop the U.S. Capitol dome is the "Statue of Freedom." Thomas Crawford designed the statue in the mid 1800s. The female figure has a sword under her right hand, a wreath in her ... Read More »

Which state is the U.S. Capitol building in?

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., is not located in a state. The District of Columbia is recognized as a federal district that possesses local officials and delegates, but has no repre... Read More »