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Overlooking Hartford's 41 acre Bushnell Memorial Park, the Connecticut State Capitol first opened for the General Assembly in January, 1879. James G. Batterson oversaw the building of the Capitol from plans designed by noted architect Richard M. Upjohn. This impressive structure is in the High Victorian Gothic style.

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  • Written Sep 28, 2008
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