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Sacramento, CA

Rounding off my capitol tours was California! California is my home state so I’ve definitely been to this capitol a few times, but it’s always a hoot to visit it again. It’s not the most glamorous capitol out there, but

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Carson City, NV

Carson city is home to Nevada’s state capitol. The city itself isn’t to outrageously amazing, but it’s fun to walk down the main street and see everything around town. The state capitol was practically desserted. Apparently the capitol itself doesn’t

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Salem, OR

Oregon’s state capitol was fun to go through. They allow you to climb to the top of the building and get an up close look at the sculpture on top which turns out to be a lumberjack of sorts although

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Pierre, SD

South Dakota had a pretty nice state capitol building. Built in 1910 the capitol cost a little under $1,000,000 which brings it up to roughly $58,000,000 in today’s dollars which doesn’t seem like much compared to some of the other

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Saint Paul, MN

Minnesota had a pretty nice state capitol. They allowed us to go to the roof of the capitol where we were able to see the whole land around us. It was super cool to see everything. We could even see

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Madison, WI

Wisconsin State Capitol Building Wisconsin state capitol was a fairly gorgeous building. It was the 3rd building built and cost $7.25 million dollars which is roughly $131 million in today’s money. The architect was George B. Post & Sons from

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Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis was actually significantly more fun than I thought it would be which is weird for a Midwestern state. I went there and stayed at the hostel called Indy hostel which was actually super cool. I met a girl from

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Frankfort, KY

Kentucky had a pretty nice capitol. When I got there it was Earth day and so there was a bunch of festivities outside in relation to Earth day. The capitol itself was fun to walk around in. Their rotunda was

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Charleston, WV

West Virginia had a gorgeous state capitol building. The liberty bell replica for West Virginia was boldly placed outside in a nice presentation making it seem seamless with the building. The painting/decoration on the dome was one of the more

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Lansing, MI

Michigan had a gorgeous state capitol! It definitely went on my list of some of my favorite capitols. Everything there was so articulately made and thought about, it was phenomenal. It was built in 1870 and cost $1.2 million at

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