Vermont State Capitol, Montpelier, VT Photos

Vermont State Capitol in Montpelier was built (1857-59) by Thomas W. Silloway then Joseph R. Richards. The facade is in Doric Greek Revival style & the gold dome is topped by a statue of Ceres.

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Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Flower beds at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Tall dome of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Neoclassical columns of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Vermont State House (1833 & 1859). Montpelier, VT. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Ammi Burnham Young; then Thomas Silloway.Flower beds at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Tall dome of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Neoclassical columns (1833) of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT. Architect: Ammi Burnham Young.
Statue of Agriculture atop golden dome of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Statue of Roman goddess Ceres by Dwight Dwinell based on original by Larkin Goldsmith Mead atop Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Doors of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ethan Allen, demanding surrender of Fort Ticonderoga, statue by Larkin Goldsmith Mead at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Statue of Agriculture atop golden dome of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Statue of Roman goddess Ceres (aka Agriculture) (1938) by Dwight Dwinell based on original by Larkin Goldsmith Mead atop Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Doors of Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ethan Allen, demanding surrender of Fort Ticonderoga, statue (1939 replica) by Larkin Goldsmith Mead at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Cannon & gun carriage at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Hallway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Stairway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Stairway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Cannon & gun carriage at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Hallway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Stairway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Stairway at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Hall bench on chair supports at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Abraham Lincoln bust by Larkin Goldsmith Mead at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Speakers desk in Senate at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Hall bench on chair supports at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Abraham Lincoln bust by Larkin Goldsmith Mead at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Speakers desk in Senate at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Senate gallery at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate ceiling & chandelier at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate ceiling detail at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate chandelier detail of seahorses & Neptune at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Senate gallery at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate ceiling & chandelier at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate ceiling detail at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Senate chandelier detail of seahorses & Neptune at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Speaker's chair in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Chandelier in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ceiling in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Speaker's chair in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Chandelier in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ceiling in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Portrait of George Washington by George Gassner after Gilbert Stuart in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Indian statue by William Henry Rinehart at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Pioneer statue by William Henry Rinehart at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Governor's Office restored to 1859 appearance at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Portrait of George Washington (c1837) by George Gassner after Gilbert Stuart in House of Representatives at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Indian statue by William Henry Rinehart at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Pioneer statue by William Henry Rinehart at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Governor's Office restored to 1859 appearance at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Vermont governor's Constitution Chair carved from timbers of frigate USS Constitution at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ceiling of Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Chandelier of Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Milk glass Admiral Dewey covered dish Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Vermont governor's Constitution Chair (1858) carved from timbers of frigate USS Constitution (aka Old Ironsides) at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Ceiling of Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Chandelier of Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Milk glass Admiral Dewey covered dish Vermont Governor's Office at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Fireplace at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room ceiling at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room ceiling stained glass at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Fireplace at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room ceiling at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Reception room ceiling stained glass at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Reception room ceiling stained glass at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Battle of Cedar Creek painting by Julian Scott, shows a Civil War battle in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley on Oct., 1864, when the First Vermont Brigade rallies to reverse a Union retreat at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Reception room ceiling stained glass at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Battle of Cedar Creek painting (1871-4) by Julian Scott, shows a Civil War battle in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley on Oct., 1864, when the First Vermont Brigade rallies to reverse a Union retreat at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Vermont State Seal in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Mounted Civil War Sentry painting by Julian Scott at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Vermont State Seal in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of First Vermont Brigade at Battle of Cedar Creek painting in reception room at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Mounted Civil War Sentry painting (c1870s) by Julian Scott at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Green Mountain Boys at Hand's Cove painting by Julian Scott, shows troops of Ethan Allen & Benedict Arnold gathered to take Fort Ticonderoga at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Battle of Gettysburg fan given to veterans at 75th anniversary Gettysburg gathering at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Portrait of Admiral George Dewey at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Admiral Dewey at Battle of Manila painting at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Green Mountain Boys at Hand's Cove painting (1876-7) by Julian Scott, shows troops of Ethan Allen & Benedict Arnold gathered to take Fort Ticonderoga at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Battle of Gettysburg fan (1938) given to veterans at 75th anniversary Gettysburg gathering at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Portrait of Admiral George Dewey at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Admiral Dewey at Battle of Manila painting (1940) at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
President Chester Alan Arthur portrait by C. Michael Dudash at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of President Chester Alan Arthur portrait by C. Michael Dudash at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Hubbells Fails on Winooski River painting by Charles Louis Heyde at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.First Vermont State House 1808-1836 graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
President Chester Alan Arthur portrait by C. Michael Dudash at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Detail of President Chester Alan Arthur portrait by C. Michael Dudash at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Hubbells Fails on Winooski River painting (c1858) by Charles Louis Heyde at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.First Vermont State House 1808-1836 graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.
Second Vermont State House 1838-1857 graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Third Vermont State House 1857-present graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.

Second Vermont State House 1838-1857 graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.Third Vermont State House 1857-present graphic at Vermont State House. Montpelier, VT.


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