The Search for the Box

On September 11, 1999 -- more than 126 years after the 1873 Rochester Time Capsule was buried -- a team of volunteer stoneworkers and conservators from the Rochester Museum & Science Center searched for the one-cubic-foot copper box behind the cornerstone of the Old City Hall building, Rochester, NY..

Connie Bodner

"I know that the day..."


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Connie Bodner
Director of Collections and Research
Rochester Museum & Science Center

"The time capsule was located..."
Ralph Wiegandt

Ralph Wiegandt
Conservator
Rochester Museum & Science Center