The Capitol Dome

Spring 2014

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The next special issue of The Capitol Dome will be devoted to the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and specifically the fate of the United States Capitol in 1814, when combined Bri sh naval and land forces captured Washington, DC and set fire to many public buildings. The mural (above) from the Hall of Capitols by Allyn Cox in the House wing of the Capitol illustrates the burning Capitol in the background.

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