Exterior Architectural Features



THE COLUMNS

South Exterior Columns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Corinthian columns of the State House are among the largest columns in the world. They are monolithic (cut from a single piece of stone) and stand 43 feet high. Each column weighs 37 tons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


THE AXES

These beautiful hand-carved marble axes stand guard on either side of the front door of the State House.


South Exterior Columns
Column

Axes