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Time Capsule

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State House Time Capsule to Receive Extravagant, Masonic Ceremony

Update: June 17, 8:30 a.m. State House News Service confirms the National Guard will indeed provide cannonfire for today’s ceremony. Previously: The 220-year-old time capsule […]

City Life

Preview the Massachusetts State House Time Capsule Exhibition at the MFA

The opening of Massachusetts State House time capsule took place more than two months ago, and now, after a speedy process of conserving and cleaning, […]

City Life

Here’s What’s Inside the State House Time Capsule from the 1700s

Just three months after historians from the Bostonian Society revealed the contents inside a time capsule found in the lion statue atop the Old State House, […]

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State House Time Capsule Contents to Be Revealed

Tonight, state officials and workers from the Museum of Fine Arts will unveil the contents of a time capsule that was excavated from a granite cornerstone […]

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Paul Revere-Era Time Capsule Removed From State House Cornerstone

Before there were squabbles at the State House about designating the official sandwich of the Commonwealth, funding the MBTA, and legalizing medical marijuana, Paul Revere, […]

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Bostonian Society: ‘See You in 2114!’

After buffing, shining, re-guilding, and painting the lion and unicorn statues from the Old State House, the Bostonian Society is preparing to place them back […]

City Life

What Should We Say to the Future Generation of Boston?

If you could tell the people living in Boston 100 years from now one thing to best describe life in the city in 2014, what […]

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Here’s What’s Inside The Old State House Time Capsule from 1901

The wait for the big reveal of the Old State House time capsule is finally over. Almost a week later after the highly anticipated opening, the […]

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Old State House Time Capsule from Early 1900s Cracked Open

The highly anticipated opening of the Old State House time capsule happened Thursday afternoon held at Skylight Studios in Woburn. Although materials inside the capsule were […]

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Time Capsule Found Inside Lion Statue to Be Cracked Open on October 9

In less than a week, Boston will take a gander at what life was like in the city more than 100 years ago. Archivists from the Bostonian […]

Arts & Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon Jokes About the Old State House Time Capsule on the Tonight Show

  Jimmy Fallon is back at it with his good ol’ Boston jokes. He had a good one last night in his Tonight Show monologue […]

City Life

It’s Official: There’s a Time Capsule Inside the Head of the Lion from the Old State House

Ever since the Bostonian Society took down the lion and unicorn that typically stand atop the Old State House, there has been speculation that perhaps […]

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What Should Boston Put in a Time Capsule at the Old State House?

Keytar Bear’s mask? Images from the filming of Ted 2? A blue or white lobster would be perfect, but that’s animal abuse. Perhaps a plastic bag from […]

City Life

The Unicorn and the Lion on the Old State House Are Coming Down for Restoration

With roughly 19 million tourists flocking to Boston each year—many of them trudging along the Freedom Trail—it’s important to make sure that two of the […]