Did You Know? 1920’s.

Circa 1920 – Rebuilding the spiral staircase during the 1920’s rehabilitation.

The Reverse-Spiral Staircase of the Old Stone Capitol.

Old Capitol’s reverse-spiral staircase is one of the building’s most memorable features. In an unusual twist (literally), the staircase ascends from the first floor to the left, turns right, and ends with its top step directly above the bottom step. Spiral staircases typically ascend first to the right.


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