Lying in State of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

The public is invited to pay their respects to Representative Elijah E. Cummings Thursday, October 24 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Please enter through the Capitol Visitor Center.

On Thursday, October 24, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed for normal operations, and all Capitol tours are cancelled.

On Wednesday, October 23, the second floor of the Capitol will be closed to the public. The Capitol Visitor Center will offer modified tours of the Capitol.

If you have a tour reservation and would like to reschedule, please click here or contact the Visitor Services Office at (202)226-8000.

On Friday, October 25, the Capitol Visitor Center will reopen for normal operations and Capitol tours at 8:30 a.m.

This Day in History Program

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Meet at the Julius Sterling Morton statue, near the entrance on the upper level.
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Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
It’s Arbor Day! Learn how Julius Sterling Morton began Arbor Day in April 1872 in the state of Nebraska, where he encouraged citizens to plant trees. Then, make a tree-inspired art activity. Meet at the Julius Sterling Morton statue, near the entrance on the upper level.