USA/ME: Augusta – Maine State House

August is the capital of the state of Maine (and not a Portland, which originally was the capital but it was later moved to Augusta because of its more central and this “representative” location). The Maine State House resembles the Capitol in Washington DC, as apparently also a dozen other capitol buildings in the USA, all seemingly vying for the same neoclassic Greek structure with a dome. The Maine State Capitol was built in 1832 in the center of a sprawling Capitol complex on the hilltop on the river bank.