The declaration “In God We Trust” is prominently displayed in both the United States House and Senate Chambers.
That religious heritage is etched in stone in some of the most prominent buildings in Washington, D.C. This bronze plaque is one of two displayed at the Longworth House Office Building and the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
In the House Chamber, although almost two dozen lawgivers from throughout history are depicted in artwork, only Moses is shown with a full face view.
Baptism of Pocahontas
This painting, which is displayed in the Capitol Rotunda, depicts the ceremony in which Pocahontas, daughter of the influential Algonkian chief Powhatan, was baptized.
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The words to "America the Beautiful" are displayed in the Cox Corridor of the Capitol.
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Jesuit Fr. Jacques Marquette, who evangelized Native Americans in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the Midwest
This is one of several statues of religious figures displayed in the Capitol's Statuary Hall.
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Even the building of the Supreme Court tips its hat to religion.
A sculptural group titled “Justice is the Guardian of Liberty,” by Hermon MacNeil, depicts Moses holding the Ten Commandments. But he is surrounded by Confucius and Solon.