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January 23, 2016

NEW JERSEY STATE CAPITOL

THE STATE HOUSE is located in the heart of New Jersey's capital city, Trenton, situated on a bank of the Delaware River. This gilt-domed building, constructed in 1889. Second oldest capitol in continous use in the U.S. (Maryland has the oldest), houses the NJ executive and legislative branches since 1792For more than 200 years, New Jersey Senators, Assemblymen, and Governors have been making the laws of the state in this building. Today the State House continues to serve New Jersey as both a historical monument and a place of work.


For more information visit: www.njleg.state.nj.us

Received from my penpal Michele in New Jersey

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4 comments:

  1. What are so majestic buildings, nice postcard.

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  2. Widok na miasto i rzekę jest ciekawy, a do tego dochodzi ten skos z napisem - wszystko jak najbardziej na plus. W oczy rzuca się też ta złota kopuła :)

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