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Bicentennial Time Capsule Millstone - Liverpool, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 43° 06.180 W 076° 12.361
18T E 401863 N 4772958
Quick Description: The village of Liverpool, NY helped celebrate the nation's bicentennial by burying a time capsule and marking it with a millstone. The capsule is located within a triangular park bounded by Vine, Oswego and 2st Street
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2015 4:31:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMPF23
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

The Liverpool, NY bicentennial time capsule is buried beneath a millstone in which is set a bronze plaque. The millstone is dressed with the pattern known as the "Spanish Cross." An inscription on the plaque describes the purpose and the contents: The plaque is inscribed:

BENEATH THIS STONE IN THE CENTER OF THE VILLAGE OF LIVERPOOL
IS BURIED OUR BICENTENNIAL CAPSULE TO BE OPENED
JULY 4, 2076
IN THE CAPSULE ARE PLACED THE RECORDS OF THE
BICENTENNIAL YEAR OF 1976 TOGETHER WITH OTHER
ARTICLES OF INTEREST AND HISTORY CONCERNING THE
CHURCHES AND ORGANIZATIONS OF THIS VILLAGE
DEDICATED AND BURIED
JULY 1977

THE VILLAGE COMMITTEE

Shirley Jefferson     Kenneth Hurst
co-chair-persons
Floyd W. Tillotson, mayor     James L. Moore, deputy mayor
Congetta Ostoni Historical Association     Fred P. Kies, "Mr. Liverpool"
M. Virginia Peta Historical Association     Richard Beishline, clergy
Richard G. Worden, Com'd American Legion     D. Kenneth Sargent, architect

Type of mill: Unknown

Status of Stone: Public Display

What did this millstone make?: Not listed

Website containing relating information: Not listed

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