Founded in 1816, this site has hosted a sword presentation to Andrew Jackson, witnessed the inauguration of President James K. Polk and is still used as a church and occasional concert hall today. Considered a national landmark as of the few examples of Egyptian Revival architecture in the U.S., capitol architect William Strickland also designed this building. Visiting for the first time it is hard to say which is more striking: the Egyptian motif or the organ. Both the art and the organ come with a long and rich history. Self-guided tours are available during business hours.
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