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September 4, 2012

Wow, my first capitol was just as I had hoped…and even better!  Joined by my sister (Jolly) and brother (Joe) at the Pennsylvania State Capitol, I had a warm

September 4, 2012

When I arrived in Albany, it was right around 4:00 p.m.  The good news was that parking was plentiful but unfortunately, the capitol was emptying out since i

September 5, 2012

By the time that I got to the capitol building in Vermont with its large gold dome, I felt like a beaten warrior.  But my energy was revived when I looked up

September 5, 2012

The drive to Augusta, Maine was a bit circuitous with no direct route, but was easier being done mid-day.  As I drove past the front of their capitol buildin

September 6, 2012

There was a sense of patriotism as soon as I got to Concord, starting at the gas station and when I learned that state moto is: Live Free or Die.  I even met

September 6, 2012

The drive to Boston was relatively short and my goal was to get to three capitols today (because they were close together), so I started in New Hampshire ear

September 6, 2012

The drive to Providence was the shortest distance between any two capitols: only 50 miles.  On top of a Smith Hill, the Rhode Island State House is vis

September 7, 2012

The Connecticut State Capitol could be easily seen from the highway/exit ramp off of Interstate 84.  It had a faint resemblance to the one in New York and a

September 7, 2012

The New Jersey State House looks like a government building with its Romanesque columns, balconies and sculpted stone and less like a traditional capit

September 7, 2012

The Legislative Hall in Dover is a red brick, Colonial style building with white windows and a two tiered Cupola or bell tower on top of it.  It has a