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.

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

Talking Points

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Friday, November 17 – 1:30 p.m.
Seeking to preserve the compelling stories and experiences of American war veterans, Congress passed the Veterans’ Oral History Project Act in 2000. Megan Harris, Senior Reference Specialist from the Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress, talks about VHP’s mission and shares details about the collection of Robert Ware, a medical officer killed on D-Day. Meet at the entrance to Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.