Thursday, May 04, 2006

Annapolis was the United States Capital for About 9 Months

Below is a picture of the Maryland State Capital building, the oldest state capital still in use. It was also the US capital for about 9 months before Washington, DC existed. This picture taken in April 2006.

Here's a historical marker with more detail

A huge painting of George Washington resigning his commission as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army to Congress in Annapolis hangs in the rotunda of today's US Capital building. Click here for more details.

The other side of the Maryland State Capital.

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