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  • Tags: Capital Burning

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Two photographs that illustrate the damaged that the fire in the Capitol building did to the structure itself.

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Two photographs illustrating what the State Capitol Building looked like before the fire started and then after it was put out.

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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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Stephen Hills put mantels like this one into the Capitol building. People believe that this was the source of the fire that burned the building down because of insufficient ventilation.

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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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