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Office of the House Clerk

 

Photo Gallery of the Old State House

 

The front view of the Speakers and Clerks area in the House Chamber.

House chamber 1796-1878
Here is a side view of the House Chamber (1796-1898)
Photo of Side View of the House Chambers with Windows
Close-up of the desk and Speakers chair. Photo of the desk and Speaker's chair
A sculpture of former State Representative Ella Grasso, who was the first female Governor in U.S. history elected in her own right, sits in commemoration of her achievements in the old House chamber.
A sculpture of former State Representative Ella Grasso, who was the first female Governor in U.S. history elected in her own right, sits in commemoration of her achievements in the old House chamber.
A portrait of our first President, George Washington (by Jonathan Trumbull) guards the table where the Governor's Council sat. Washington visited Hartford at a time of great uncertainty in the nation.
A portrait of our first President, George Washington (by Jonathan Trumbull) guards the table where the Governor's Council sat.
A spiral staircase winds its way to the second floor where the House chamber is located.
Photo of a spiral staircase winds its way to the second floor where the House chamber is located.

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