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What statue(s) has your state contributed to the collection?

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Did you know . . .

Each state is allowed to have 2 statues in the Capitol? Yep. It is up to the state to decide which statue they would like to be placed in the National Statuary Hall Collection.

There are a few rules for statues, however. The statues must be:

1) Made of either bronze or marble

2) A person who was a citizen of the state

3) A person who has contributed to history through distinguished civic or military services

Today, the National Statuary Hall Collection consists of 100 statues.


magnifying glass graphic A Closer Look
Learn more about Statuary Hall by taking these virtual tours on the Clerk's website:

The Splendid Hall: Statuary Hall, also known as Splendid Hall, was the original House Chamber.

Statuary Hall - A History: Once the House outgrew their old chamber, how did it become Statuary Hall?

 


 
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