1795 Time Capsule Buried By Paul Revere Unearthed In Boston
Workers pulled the capsule, buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in 1795, from a stone at the Massachusetts State House.By A.J. Feather | December 12, 2014
The year is 1795. Samuel Adams and Paul Revere want to freeze some modern objects in time, so they place a small box in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House.
Flash forward to 2014. Thursday, several workers repairing a water leak removed the hidden capsule. (Video via WBZ-TV)
"There it is. The small box had been planted in the cornerstone of the state house 219 years ago. ... Officials are hopeful that all of the items inside are still in good condition," an NECN anchor said.