Albany, N.Y., is rich with history
The marble halls of the Capitol building in Albany, N.Y., now house artifacts from American and New York state history. Previously kept in storage, the artifacts can be seen during formal tours or simply by wandering the Capitol building and adjacent Empire State Plaza.
Display cases filled with historic documents and painted portraits of former governors line the Hall of Governors on the second floor of the Capitol in Albany. (July 31, 2012)
A wagon used by women during the suffrage movement is on display as part of the "From Seneca Falls to the Supreme Court: New York's Women Leading the Way" exhibit at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (July 31, 2012)
Ssignatures of delegates, including Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, who ratified the U.S. Constitution, fill pages of a convention journal on display at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (July 31, 2012)
A stretched Lincoln Continental used by Governor Nelson Rockefeller on display on the concourse of Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. (July 31, 2012)
Commemorative trowels used by Franklin Roosevelt at groundbreaking ceremonies are on display at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (July 31, 2012)