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The Kansas State Capitol or the Kansas Statehouse, is the official state capitol of the state of Kansas. Its construction started in 1866, a few years after the owner of the Topeka Town Company, Cyrus K. Holliday, donated the lot to the city in 1862. It was designed by master architect Edward Townsend Mix with the help of John Haskell and was built in portions throughout the years.

Housing the Kansas Legislature, the Kansas State Capitol features a mural in its east wing that is quite controversial. It was based on the abolitionist, John Brown, who was also convicted of treason. This is the only time that there?s something in a state capitol featuring an individual of such fame.
Tours are available in the Kansas State Capitol.
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