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The Minnesota State Capitol, completed in 1905, serves as a memorial to Minnesota's Civil War veterns.  Take a Civil War theme tour to learn more!

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The Golden Horses, or "Quadriga", on the Capitol's roof are covered with 6.5 pounds of 23.5 karat gold leaf! Weather permitting, all guided tours visit the Quadriga.

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Minnesota Capitol architect, Cass Gilbert, went on to design two other state capitols, West Virginia and Arkansas, as well as the Woolworth Building in New York and the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC!

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Minnesota's State Capitol took nine years to build, and cost $4.5 million!