Louisiana State Capitol Building (Baton Rouge)

Any Explore All 50 project road trip is never complete with a visit to the state capitol. The Louisiana State Capitol Building is quite different as it doesn't have a dome. Born of the vision of larger than life Louisiana governor Huey P. Long, it was built during the 1930's during the Great Depression. It's shape is more like a tall single column with hints or art deco architectural detail and it is the tallest state capitol building in the US. As you walk up the steps, you'll notice that all the names of the states are inscribed, one per step.

Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

Inside we saw a beautiful state seal on the floor.  Along with many interesting quotes keep your eye's peeled for pelican's, that state symbol throughout the building.

Louisiana State Capitol Building (Baton Rouge)

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