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Public Worship at the U.S. Capitol

Public Worship at the U.S. Capitol

President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the Capitol in 1793, and while it was still under construction nearly 2 years later, church services were being held here.   The July 2, 1795, Federal Orrery newspaper of Boston reported:  “City of Washington, June 19. It is with much pleasure that we discover the rising consequence of […]

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