Presentation on theme: "WASHINGTON, D.C. Our Nation’s Capitol Next Introduction George Washington signed a bill in 1790 to locate the nation’s capitol in the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA."— Presentation transcript:
White House Facts The address of the White House is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It is more than 100 years old. There are 132 rooms in the White House. Many of the rooms are named for colors.
Capitol Building Facts The STATUE OF FREEDOM is at the top of the dome. The Capitol Building is famous for its ROTUNDA, which is under the dome. When the statue is lighted, you know Congress is meeting in a night session. 17 U.S. Presidents are honored there. The Capitol Building holds a treasury of art.