Louisiana State Capitol Building

Baton Rouge, LA

30.457072,-91.187406

Opened: March 1932

Architects: Weiss, Dreyfous and Seiferth

The landmark Louisiana State Capitol building houses the governor's office, the legislature and parts of the executive branch in a 34 story tower. The 27-acre capitol grounds include the capitol gardens as well as the grave of populist former governor Huey Long, who was a major force behind the construction of the building, which was the site of his assassination in 1935.

Louisiana State Capitol Building - Louisiana State Capitol
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Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana State Capitol Building - Louisiana State Capitol
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Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana State Capitol Building - Louisiana State Capitol
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Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana State Capitol Building - Louisiana State Capitol
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Louisiana State Capitol Building - Louisiana State Capitol
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Louisiana State Capitol

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