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Odebolt in Sac County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Odebolt Centennial Time Capsule

1977-2077

 
 
Odebolt Centennial Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 10, 2017
1. Odebolt Centennial Time Capsule Marker
Inscription.  Be it hereby known that on June 23, 1977 a time capsule was herein placed to commemorate 100 years of progress for Odebolt, Iowa.

It is our wish that this time capsule be reopened in the year of 2077.

Odebolt, Iowa
The star in the crown of Iowa
Instructions to open at City Hall.

 
Erected 1977.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 23, 1977.
 
Location. 42° 18.73′ N, 95° 15.029′ W. Marker is in Odebolt, Iowa, in Sac County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 1st Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is located on the west side of the Monument Circle bounded by Main Street, 1st Street and 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Odebolt IA 51458, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odebolt World War I Monument (a few steps from this marker); Iowa Rural Schools History
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Odebolt • Popcorn Capital of the World (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Monument Circle. During Odebolt's Centennial in June 1977, a time capsule weighing 240 lbs. was buried on the west end of the Monument Circle, to be reopened in 2077. (Submitted on December 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Odebolt Centennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 10, 2017
2. Odebolt Centennial Time Capsule
(looking east from Main Street • World War I monument in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Sep. 26, 2023