National Geographic : 1932 May
Architects, W. R. West, J. 0. Sawyer, and N. B. Kelly Photograph by Jacob Gayer THE CAPITOL BUILDING OF "A CITY THAT WAS BORN A CAPITAL' Founded in a forest sixscore years ago, Columbus is the administrative seat of a State which has attained fourth rank inpopulation and made distin guished contributions to the Nation in industry and agriculture, in the arts and sciences. Its Doric Statehouse, built oflimestone from near-by quarries, stands in one of the two lo-acre squares originally donated by citizens for a capitol and penitentiary. The dome is136 feet high.