The New Jersey State House is under renovation and we were unable to see many features. [Spoiler alert: There are no photos of the rotunda.]
The original portion of New Jersey’s State House was constructed in 1792. Major additions were made in 1845 and 1865. After a fire in 1885, a new rotunda and dome were built. The Assembly wing was replaced in 1891 in late Victorian style and the Senate wing was reconstructed in 1903 in American Renaissance style. Renovations which are underway now are expected to be complete in 2023.
New Jersey’s legislature holds about 50 sessions a year, typically on Mondays and Thursdays. Members confer by party prior to voting sessions. Conferences are not open to the public.
August 4, 2022 Vermont’s oldest geocache was closer to our campground near Albany, New York than our campground near Montpelier, Vermont so we treated it separately from other Vermont geocaches. Besides, it was harder to Read more…