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De Soto Kansas - Johnson County Time Capsule 20 May 2022 ( news )
De Soto , state Kansas ( By Press Release office)
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Is it just us , or is finding a time capsule on
everybody ' s dream list?
It’s even more exciting when a piece of yourhistory is included!
A time capsule from 1951 was recently discovered in a wall cavity of the Johnson County Courthouse
during its demolition . In it they found letters and newspapers from variouscities along with photographs , a newspaper microfilm reel , and area event brochures .
Big shout out to the
Johnson County Museum for getting us a sneak peek of the De Soto items! Whilethe City of De Soto letter will be opened with the other letters ( after paper
conservators can inspect their condition ) , the newspaper here is jam packed .
Time Capsule - Newspaper
Time Capsule - Newspaper 2
Time Capsule - City of De Soto Letter
JOCO story here:
https://www . jocogov . org/newsroom/time - capsule - 1951 - unveiled - board - county - commissioners - meeting?fbclid=IwAR2jUDD8Beh3XO72qBng3qtekMPjafiqNkBMi - VG0WJFQF5EOO5nLBLzdEw
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