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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Hold Items for Time Capsule to be Opened in 50 Years news f

A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072.

 “We were excited to see what items were preserved in the old time capsule and to accept materials from all five Board Members and County departments for the new Administration Building time capsule,” said Board Chair Supervisor Karen Mitchoff. “The new time capsule will be placed in a vault at 1025 Escobar Street and opened in 2072.”

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