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Creation Date

3-30-2010

Building Name

Florida State Capitol

Description

Florida State Capitol, Tallahassee, Fl.

The Florida State Capitol, in Tallahassee, Florida, USA, is an architecturally and historically significant building, having been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The capitol is located at the intersection of Apalachee Parkway and Monroe Street in downtown Tallahassee, Florida, the state capital.

Sometimes called "The Old Capitol," the Historic Capitol, was built in 1845. It was restored in 1982, and is directly in front of the new Capitol building, seen behind the old Capitol. Its restored space includes the Governor's Suite, Supreme Court, House of Representatives and Senate chambers, rotunda, and halls. Its contains a museum exhibiting the state's political history, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum, which is managed by the Florida Legislature.

The New Tower houses executive and legislative offices and the chambers of the Florida Legislature (consisting of the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives).

National Register of Historic Places NRIS #73000584

Latitude, Longitude

30.43805556, -84.28128333

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Government buildings-Florida-Tallahassee; Florida State Capitol; Florida Historic Capitol Museum; New Tower; Leon County (Fl.); Tallahassee (Fl.)

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