Annapolis Statehouse
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Maryland State House

State Circle - Click here for walking directions

Construction began on the Maryland State House in 1772, and first meeting of the General Assembly in side its walls took place in 1779.  It is the oldest state capital in continuous legislative use.  It is also unique in that it is topped by the largest wooden dome in United States.  The Continental Congress meet in the Old Senate Chamber of the State House from November, 1783-August 1784.  On December 22, 1783.

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