BLAST FROM THE PAST: Time Capsule from Paul Revere Discovered, Dates to 1795

Awesome discovery!

A 200-year-old time capsule was unearthed at the Massachusetts statehouse in Boston earlier this week.

The container is reported to have been placed in the cornerstone of the building on Beacon Hill by revolutionary war hero Paul Revere in 1795. Then-governor of Massachusetts, Samuel Adams is believed to have provided a small copper box to set it in.

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