Statue of Freedom

The Statue of Freedom, also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom, is a bronze statue designed by Thomas Crawford that, since 1863, has crowned the dome of the building in Originally named Freedom Triumphant in War and Peace, a U.S. government publication now states that the statue "is officially known as the Statue of Freedom".

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The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. Photo: Ottojula, Public domain.

Government office
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the —the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Government office
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the being the upper house. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Locality
Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the along wide avenues. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

Neighborhood
"NoMa" is a moniker for the area North of Massachusetts Avenue located north and east of Union Station in , . is situated 1 mile north of Statue of Freedom. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Statue of Freedom

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