Click on any scene below for a detailed description of the stories and symbolism of the Columbus Doors. To read the panels chronologically, begin at the bottom left and move clockwise. Thanks to the Office of the Curator of the Capitol for the narrative descriptions.
Panel 1 | Panel 2 | Panel 3 | Panel 4 | Lunette | Panel 5 | Panel 6 | Panel 7 | Panel 8
History of the Doors | Columbus in History | Colmbus in the Capitol