The third state capitol I visited on my All You Can Jet pass was in Providence, Rhode Island.
The House Chamber is home to 75 members of the House of Representatives. The desks are made of solid oak. Through the two doorways is a private corridor that leads to the House Lounge.
The Senate Chamber was influenced by the Pantheon in Rome. There are 38 members of the Senate.
The Gettysburg gun from the First R.I. Light Artillery was damaged during the battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. The second canon was used during the Battle of Bull Run outside of Washington D.C. on July 21, 1861.
The rotunda has a mural of Roger Williams colonizing Providence Plantations.
Around the base of the dome are four allegorical female figures depicting Education, Justice, Literature, and Commerce.
The Royal Charter of 1663, granted by King Charles II of England, declares the rights and privileges granted to the citizens of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
The State House Library, embellished in gold-leaf, houses official state documents and records of the United States that legislators may reference.