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222px, 1827 drawing by Alexander Jackson Davis The Massachusetts State House, also known as the Massachusetts Statehouse or the New State House, is the List of state capitols in the United States, state capitol and seat of government for the Massachusetts, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, located in the Beacon Hill, Boston, Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. The building houses the Massachusetts General Court (State legislature (United States), state legislature) and the offices of the Governor of Massachusetts. The building, designed by architect Charles Bulfinch, was completed in January 1798 at a cost of $133,333 (more than five times the budget), and has repeatedly been enlarged since. It is considered a masterpiece of Federal architecture and among Bulfinch's finest works, and was designated a National Historic Landmark for its architectural significance. Building and grounds The building is situated on 6.7 acres (27,000 m2) of land on top of Beacon Hill in Bost ...
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Massachusetts State House 1827
Massachusetts (, ), officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Maine to the east, Connecticut to the southwest and Rhode Island to the southeast, New Hampshire to the northeast, Vermont to the northwest, and New York (state), New York to the west. The capital of Massachusetts is Boston, which is also the most populous city in New England. It is home to the Greater Boston metropolitan area, a region influential upon American History of the United States, history, academia, and Economy of the United States, industry. Originally dependent on agriculture, fishing and trade, Massachusetts was transformed into a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution. During the 20th century, Massachusetts's economy Massachusetts Miracle, shifted from manufacturing to services. Modern Massachusetts is a global leader in biotechnology, engineering, List o ...
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