Definition of Charles bullfinch
1. Noun. United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844).
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1. The American Historical Magazine by Publishing Society of New York, Americana Society (1906)
"Edward C. Porter of Boston : —Joseph Barrel of Boston, a merchant of distinction; charles bullfinch, a recent graduate of Harvard; Samuel Brown, a merchant; ..."
2. Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Laying of the Corner by Duncan S. Walker (1896)
"Upon his resignation, in 1817, charles bullfinch, of Boston, Massachusetts, was appointed his successor. Mr. BULLFINCH constructed the Rotunda, ..."
3. Early American Churches by Aymar Embury (1914)
""The Georgian Period" attributes it to charles bullfinch, and dates it in the nineteenth century; various ecclesiastical histories give different dates for ..."
4. Centennial History of the City of Washington, D. C.: With Full Outline of by Harvey W. Crew, William Bensing Webb, John Wooldridge (1892)
"Resigning his position at the Capital, he was succeeded by charles bullfinch, who executed his predecessor's designs of changing the oblong hall of the old ..."
5. American Anniversaries: Every Day in the Year, Presenting Seven Hundred and by Philip Robert Dillon (1918)
"The architect of the original central structure and dome was charles bullfinch of Boston, who also supervised the restoration of the old wings after the ..."
6. Baltimore: Its History and Its People by Clayton Colman Hall, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1912)
"... been burned by the British in 1814, he designed its restoration, and was succeeded by charles bullfinch, in 1817. The plans for the Chesapeake canal, ..."