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Notes on the Geography of The Eastern United States: Harrisburg, Bellefonte, and Boalsburg: Photo 4

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None of them compete with the capitol itself, dedicated by TR in 1906 and often ranked as the finest in the country. Building it didn't do much for the architect, the young Joseph Miller Huston, who won the competition to design the building but in 1911 was convicted of graft in connection with construction contracts. He spent six months in jail, which perhaps was less painful than surviving until 1940 without any comparable commissions. Notice the oddly bright pair of sculptures? We'll take a look.

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