Representative Henry M. Michaux, Jr. (D), left, and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis (R) meet before the start of their commemorative session in the old chambers in the N.C. State Capitol in Raleigh to celebrate its 220th anniversary. The space served the 120-member House of Commons from 1840-1868 and the House of Representatives from 1868-1961.
Representative Henry M. Michaux, Jr. (D), left, and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis (R) meet before the start of their commemorative session in the old chambers in the N.C. State Capitol in Raleigh to celebrate its 220th anniversary. The space served the 120-member House of Commons from 1840-1868 and the House of Representatives from 1868-1961. clowenst@newsobserver.com
Representative Henry M. Michaux, Jr. (D), left, and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis (R) meet before the start of their commemorative session in the old chambers in the N.C. State Capitol in Raleigh to celebrate its 220th anniversary. The space served the 120-member House of Commons from 1840-1868 and the House of Representatives from 1868-1961. clowenst@newsobserver.com
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NC House meets in Capitol to celebrate legislature's anniversary

May 22, 2014 2:55 PM

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