Time Capsule Discovered at Original Washington Monument

October 31, 2014 2:44 AM

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Time Capsule Discovered at Original Washington Monument

A 100-year-old time capsule was recently found in Baltimore at the original Washington Monument. However, local representatives are hesitant to open it up due to the fact that the capsule itself is so damaged that opening it up just might destroy what is inside it. They plan on moving the box to a nearby art museum, where conservators should be able to figure out if the contents inside the capsule can be protected.

The time container was found at the monument when Baltimore officials were attempting to restore it. The Washington Monument has its 200th anniversary in 2015 and this particular capsule was put under the memorial just over 100 years ago, on Sept. 12, 1915, when Baltimore was celebrating the centenn...

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