Washington County Courthouse Time Capsule - Fayetteville AR
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N 36° 03.756 W 094° 09.465
15S E 395735 N 3991511
Quick Description: On Saturday October 1, 1904, under the direction of the Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge, nearly 2000 people witnessed the laying of the cornerstone. A copper time capsule was placed behind the cornerstone and housed copies of numerous artifacts.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2014 7:08:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMKE8A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Contents of Washington County, Arkansas Time Capsule
Placed October 1, 1904 by the Masonic Lodge
Opened May 7, 2005 by the Honorable Judge Mary Ann Gunn

In Observance of the Centennial Celebration of
the Historic Washington County Court House

Coins:

1899 Indian Head Penny
1902 Liberty Head Dime PenInd
1903 Indian Head Penny

Magazine's:

WeHarpCosmopolitan (World’s Fair edition), September, 1904
Harper’s Weekly (World’s Fair edition), October 1, 1904

Newspapers:

Arkansas Democrat, September 30, 1904
Arkansas Gazette, September 30, 1904
Arkansas Sentinel, September 28, 1904
Benton County Democrat, September 29, 1904
Benton County Sun, September 29, 1904
Evening News (Fayetteville), September 29, 1904
Evening News (Fayetteville), September 30, 1904
Fayetteville Daily, June 29, 1904
Fayetteville Daily, September 30, 1904
Fayetteville Democrat, September 29, 1904
Fayetteville Republican, September 30, 1904
Lincoln Weekly Banner, September 30, 1904
Prairie Grove Herald, September 29, 1904
Springdale News, September 30, 1904

Other Papers:

Catalogue of the University of Arkansas, 1903-1904
History of the Court House September, 1829 - October 1, 1904
Roster of Practicing Lawyers as of October 1, 1904
Specifications for Court House, October 1, 1904

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