Broad and High

Statehouse Cupola Tour

Clip: Season 2 Episode 37 | 4m 50s

It’s not a dome. It’s a cupola. That’s the architectural term used for the drum-shaped roof that sits atop the capitol building. Built over a period of 22 years and completed in the early 1860s, the Ohio Statehouse was once the tallest building in town and considered a destination spot for honeymooning couples from the countryside.

Aired: 05/27/15

Rating: NR

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