Late Gov. Reubin Askew's body will lie in state at the historic Old Capitol until 6 p.m. today. His hearse arrived around 9:30 a.m. A solemn ceremony kicked off the memorial services, which stretch over three days.
Among those who were present: Gov. Rick Scott, First Lady Ann Scott, the Cabinet, House Speaker Will Weatherford, Senate President Don Gaetz, members of the Florida Supreme Court, and former Florida governors.
Askew died Thursday at age 85.
Below is video of the military honor guard carrying Askew's casket into the building.