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Time Capsules

 
 
Time Capsules Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
1. Time Capsules Marker
Inscription. The time capsules deposited September 23, 1938 and October 16, 1965 by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation as a record of Twentieth Century civilization to endure for 5000 years
 
Erected 1965.
 
Location. 40° 44.577′ N, 73° 50.695′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. Marker can be reached from Avenue of the States. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corona NY 11368, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Architect (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Remnants from the ruins (within shouting distance of this marker); Live Performances (within shouting distance of this marker); Mezzanine Tour of New York State (within shouting distance of this marker); World’s Largest Suspension Roof (within shouting distance of this marker); Observation Towers (within shouting distance of this marker); World’s Largest Map (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in Flushing Meadows Park, site of both the 1939-40 and 1964-65 World's Fairs.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Time Capsules Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
2. Time Capsules Marker
Referenced in a mosaic at David Dinkins Circle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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