BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The contents of a 1901 Boston time capsule opened last week have finally been revealed.
Old photographs of city officials, campaign buttons, letters and newspapers make up most of the 113-year-old artifacts found inside the head of a lion statue that guarded Boston’s Old State House. 392 more words
CNN – A time capsule hidden for more than a hundred years at one of Boston’s most popular attractions was opened on Friday in Boston. 283 more words
Inspired by the Egyptian Pyramid and tomb openings in the first half of the 20th century, Thornwell Jacobs, President of Oglethorpe University (near Atlanta) and “the father of the modern time capsule,” was the first in modern times to conceive the idea of purposely preserving man-made objects for posterity by placing them in a sealed repository. 584 more words