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April 2014

On Behalf of the Pioneers: The Oklahoma Century Chest 1913-2013

April 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States

The Century Chest time capsule was buried on April 22, 1913, in the basement of the First Lutheran Church of Oklahoma City. One hundred years later, on April 22, 2013, the church opened the chest and revealed the perfectly preserved contents deposited by the pioneers of Oklahoma. The exhibit opening marks the 125th anniversary of the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889. Visitors can view never-before-seen photographs, documents and American Indian artifacts and hear Oklahoma pioneer Angelo C. Scott’s speech delivered…

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