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An article explaining the debate to move the capital of Pennsylvania back to Philadelphia after the Capitol building in Harrisburg burned down. Here the decision was made to keep it in Harrisburg.

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Rumors that the bronze heads that Joseph M. Huston wanted on the bronze doors to the capitol building were actually modeled after the members of the the Capitol Building Commission resulted in many political cartoons like this one from 1908 in the…

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A photograph of the rotunda of the new Capitol Building designed by Joseph M. Huston. This photograph taken by William H. Row shows how ornate the interior of the building was. In particular, residents of Harrisburg noted how impressive the globes…

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George G. Barnard was commissioned to execute sculptural decorations for the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Here he is modeling his great conception "The Hewer", in his New York studio.

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The Harrisburg Capitol Building was completed in 1906 and designed by architect Joseph M. Huston. This photograph was taken by William H. Row.
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