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The Connecticut State Capitol - 2


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The Capitol first opened for the General Assembly in January 1879 after eight years of planning and construction. (How many years has it been open?) The building is constructed of New England marble and granite.

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Back in the 1870's, it cost more than $2,000,000 (2 million dollars). That sounds like a lot! But today it would cost more than $200,000,000 (200 million dollars) to build!

 

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