Polk Square Time Capsule - Huntsville AR
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N 36° 05.253 W 093° 44.105
15S E 433821 N 3993909
Quick Description: This time capsule was buried on July 27, 2012 by the City of Huntsville as part of their 175th anniversary celebration. The capsule is slated to be opened on July 27, 2112 – 100 years from now.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2013 4:49:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMG726
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
"SITE OF

TIME CAPSULE

TO BE OPENED

JULY 27, 2112"

Contents of Time Capsule:

Badges - City Police Department, Honorary Deputy Mayor Badge for Children
Bibles - 2 Gideon Testaments provided by Truman Parsons; KJV Bible provided by Todd Thomas
Biography & Picture of E.E. Polk
Books – Local Phone Directory
Business Cards – Mayor; Recorder-Treasurer/Finance Director; Faubus Motel
Calendar from Chamber of Commerce
Catalog of Current Law Enforcement Equipment
Cell Phone – Commonly Used
City of Huntsville Logo coffee cup
Currency – Arkansas Commemorative Quarter provided by the Mayor; $20, $10, $5 bills; quarter, dime, nickel and penny
Decal – Live Here, Shop Here, Grow Here designed by the Buy Local Committee
Flags – City; American; Confederate provided by James & Linda Vandiver, owners of Faubus Motel;
Flash Drive of Mayors’ Document and Pictures
History - Faubus (former Governor Orval Faubus) House; current Arkansas history book; Chronological History of Huntsville, a work in progress by Mayor Kevin Hatfield (on flash drive)
Law Enforcement Pocket Manual
Letterhead/Envelope – Currently used by the City
List of City Employees & Officials copied from Personnel Directory
Madison County Record newspaper
Maps – Cartoon Tourism Map of the City, Madison County; Aerial; Ward; and Zoning
Minutes & Agenda from a 2012 City Council Meeting (more on flash drive)
Patches, uniform – City Police Department, City Fire Department Treasurer Map provided by Truman Parsons
Pins – Arkansas Municipal League; Madison County Sheriff’s Office; Huntsville High School Eagle; Arkansas’ 150th Anniversary; Masonic lapel pin; Grand Lodge of Arkansas stick pen; Lions Club; Kiwanis Club
Postcard of Faubus House
Posters - Current Arkansas and Federal Employment Notices; from the “Keep Madison County Safe” and “Keep the Money in Madison County” opposing groups debating wet/dry issue.
Ring – Mayor’s Huntsville High School Class of 1969
Uniform Traffic Citation Book
Various pictures of the City and City officials (more on flash drive)
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