Old State Capitol Museum, Tallahassee Photos

The Old Florida State Capitol by Frank Pierce Milburn replaced an earlier building in 1902. When the House & Senate moved to the new Capitol building in 1978, the old building was saved from demolition & became a museum.

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Dome of old Florida State Capitol building. Tallahassee, FL.of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Classical details of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Cupola of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Dome of old Florida State Capitol building. Tallahassee, FL.of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Classical details of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Cupola of dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Flags above dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Old Florida State Capitol building. Tallahassee, FL.Portal of old Florida State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Flags above dome of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Old Florida State Capitol building (1839-1845, redesigned 1900-1902). Tallahassee, FL. Architect: Carry Butt then Frank Pierce Milburn.Portal of old Florida State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Indian & palm tree detail of Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Side-wheeler steamboat detail of Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Old State Capitol against new State Capitol tower. Tallahassee, FL.Former House of Representative chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Indian & palm tree detail of Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Side-wheeler steamboat detail of Florida state seal in pediment of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Old State Capitol against new State Capitol tower. Tallahassee, FL.Former House of Representative chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Former Senate chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Florida state seal carved in Senate chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Stained glass dome ceiling in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Former reception area of governor in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Former Senate chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Florida state seal carved in Senate chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Stained glass dome ceiling in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Former reception area of governor in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Former office of governor in old State Capitol with 1902 roll top desk by M. Ohmers & Sons of Dayton, OH. Tallahassee, FL.Former supreme court chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Portrait of Andrew Jackson, first Territorial Governor of Florida, copied after Thomas Sully in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Log cabin campaign pin from 1840 election of William Henry Harrison in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Former office of governor in old State Capitol with 1902 roll top desk by M. Ohmers & Sons of Dayton, OH. Tallahassee, FL.Former supreme court chamber in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Portrait of Andrew Jackson, first Territorial Governor of Florida, copied after Thomas Sully in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Log cabin campaign pin from 1840 election of William Henry Harrison in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Ceramic plate with painting of train excavated from hotel used in 1830s by legislators & local planters in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Carpet bag of type which imparted the name carpetbaggers to northerners who moved south after the Civil War in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Voting machine of type which gave problems with hanging chads in museum in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Voting machine of type which gave problems during Gore / Bush Presidential election contest in museum in Florida's old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Ceramic plate with painting of train excavated from hotel used in 1830s by legislators & local planters in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Carpet bag of type which imparted the name carpetbaggers to northerners who moved south after the Civil War in museum of old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Voting machine of type which gave problems with hanging chads in museum in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Voting machine of type which gave problems during Gore / Bush Presidential election contest in museum in Florida's old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.
Voting machine detail in museum in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.


Voting machine detail in museum in old State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.



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