This stately Greek Revival structure (constructed 1833-40) is a National Historic Landmark. All state business was conducted here until 1888. The building now contains the offices of the governor and lieutenant governor, as well as restored legislative chambers. Beneath the awe-inspiring 97-foot copper dome is a duplicate of Antonio Canova's marble statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general. The capitol takes about 30 to 45 minutes to tour. Reservations are necessary for guided tours. Call the capitol for additional information and times.