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Two Different Samuel Adamses

This is Samuel Adams. In 1773 he was fifty-one years old. His father had been a selectman, merchant, and church deacon. He had gone to Harvard College and earned a master’s degree. As a young man he had helped to found a short-lived newspaper, which honed his writing skills, and discovered that he had no interest or luck in business. Show More Summary

26 Fascinating Founding Fathers Facts

5 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) It couldn’t have been easy for John Green to come up with such tantalizing tidbits about our Founding Fathers that we haven’t heard before. Who knew Samuel Adams was ugly? That John Jay got a new job every time he left...Show More Summary

From FDR to George Lucas: The 9 coolest time capsules yet to be opened

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Coolest Time Capsules Yet to Be Opened Last week, conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston opened a time capsule sealed by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere back in 1795. The 220-year-old time capsule is the oldest-known in the U.S., according to historians. The time capsule was initially...

Boston Time Capsule From 1795 Is Opened to Reveal Newspapers, Coins, and Other Historical Artifacts

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters On Tuesday, conservators opened a time capsule that was originally placed in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in Boston back in 1795 by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams. The capsule was unearthed in December of last year, and it was not the only time capsule to be unearthed in […]

Time Capsule Placed By Paul Revere Opened

The oldest time capsule in America was opened in Boston Tuesday night -- a box five by seven inches that's 220 years old and was placed by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams when the latter was governor of Massachusetts. The capsule contained...Show More Summary

Paul Revere's time capsule had a newspaper in it; would a time capsule today have a paper?

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It’s telling that Paul Revere and Samuel Adams’ 1795 time capsule, stumbled upon last month and opened Tuesday night in Boston, contained five newspapers. If we buried a time capsule in Los Angeles today, sure, we would probably put a copy of the Los Angeles Times in it.  But...

So, What Was Inside Paul Revere's Time Capsule?

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The "oldest time capsule in the US," buried in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, has been opened and its contents revealed. Read more...

18th Century Time Capsule Opened in Boston — Design News

What is said to be the oldest time capsule in the country was opened yesterday. Placed in a cornerstone of Boston's Old State House in 1795 by Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and William Scollay the capsule was found during a restoration project in 1855, more items were added to the box, and it was returned to its location. Show More Summary

Boston museum lifts the lid from the oldest time capsule in the U.S.

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston made history on Tuesday when it opened the oldest time capsule ever uncovered in the United States. The capsule, which was buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in 1795, contained at least 24 coins,...Show More Summary

Samuel Adams And Paul Revere’s 1795 Time Capsule Contents Unveiled

Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried their tiny time capsule in Boston over 200 years ago and Tuesday, after an hour, all of the objects packed tightly in the capsule were removed. Malcolm Rogers, directory of Boston’s Museum of...Show More Summary

Newspapers, coins found inside of time capsule buried by Paul Revere, Samuel Adams

On Tuesday, Boston Museum of Fine Arts conservator Pam Hatchfield carefully pulled out five newspapers, 23 coins dating as far back as 1652, a medal depicting George Washington, and a silver plate from a time capsule buried 220 years ago by Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and Revolutionary War colonel William Scollay. Show More Summary

Paul Revere's 1795 Time Capsule Will Be Opened Tonight (Again)

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

People are understandably excited to see what's inside Paul Revere's time capsule when it's opened tonight in Boston. The capsule was first interred in a cornerstone by Revere and Samuel Adams in 1795, and many news outlets are playing up the idea that the contents are a complete mystery. Show More Summary

Can a Time Capsule Capture a Legacy?

Tonight's opening of a historic time capsule in Boston (with relics saved by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere) is a reminder to consider how you'll be remembered one day--and that you're not totally in control of it.

Contents Of Samuel Adams’ 1795 Time Capsule To Be Revealed Tonight – Tune In Live

Unearthed back in December, the time capsule buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere back in 1795 will soon be opened. The public will get its first glimpse inside the time capsule and see just what rests in the box that was buried by the two iconic historical figures and others from the Revolutionary War. Show More Summary

Boston is getting ready to open a time capsule from 1795

Boston certainly loves its time capsules. The 1795 time capsule, thought to have been created by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, was discovered in December in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse. The original capsule, made of cowhide, was shifted into a copper box in 1855. Show More Summary

Dan’s Super Well Thought Out, Oh-So Controversial Response To The Jim Koch Article

Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer Co./Samuel Adams, spoke with beer writer Andy Crouch about how he feels the current wave of craft be… The post Dan’s Super Well Thought Out, Oh-So Controversial Response To The Jim Koch Article appeared first on thefullpint.com.

Dennis O’Neil: Of History And Time Travel

Okay, pay attention now because this won’t be easy to understand. First, a couple of news items: A time capsule buried near the State House in Boston in 1795 by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams was unearthed last week during some repair work. And scientists have actually seen some dark matter. They’ve been speculating about […]

Paul Revere time capsule retrieved in Boston

A time capsule buried in cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams in 1795 was recovered last Thursday. There’s been a longstanding water leak problem affecting the corner where the time capsule was sealed in plaster, so workers removed the cornerstone and called in conservators from the Boston Museum [...]

Centuries-old time capsule from Sam Adams and Paul Revere unearthed in Boston

A centuries-old time capsule was discovered in Boston on Thursday. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. A 219-year-old time capsule, believed to be originally buried in 1795 by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere, was unearthed Thursday in Boston. The...Show More Summary

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