Where is Library of Congress?
The Capitol is connected to the Thomas Jefferson Building, the centerpiece of the Library of Congress, via a long underground passage. It was founded by Congress in 1800 and burned down in 1814 during the British-American war with the Capitol. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third president of the United States, then made available his 6487 volumes of private library for $ 23,950. He was of the opinion that "there is no issue to which a member of Congress does not have to refer at any time."
Address: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540
Phone: (202) 707-5000
Founded: April 24, 1800, Washington, D.C.
Architect: Alfred Easton Poor
What is Library of Congress?
Can you study at the Library of Congress?
What books are in Library of Congress?
Can you just walk into the Library of Congress?
Can you walk around the Library of Congress?
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Is Library of Congress worth visiting?
Does Library of Congress have every book?