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Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

A Past to Remember, A Future to Mold

Motto of the Bicentennial

 

— Given to the citizens of Oklahoma living in the year 2075 A.D. —

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2015
1. A Past to Remember, A Future to Mold Marker
Inscription.  Below this bench lies a time capsule presented to the State of Oklahoma by the Reynolds Metals Company containing historic records and memorabilia of the bicentennial era of the United States of America to be opened July 4, 2075 so its contents may be displayed during the tricentennial year of 2076.

The capsule was sealed November 19, 1976, by Governor David L. Boren, 21st Governor of Oklahoma, Gladys Warren, Chairman-Director of the American Revolution Bicentennial Authority of Oklahoma and Authority members.

Mrs. Edna Bowman • Sloan K. Childer • Charles Cummings • Dial Currin • Joan Elsner • W.W. Keeler • James C. Leake • O.O. Saunders • Elizabeth Simon • John Steiger • W.R. Stubbs • Russell Vaught
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration, and the Time Capsules series lists.
 
Location. 35° 29.484′ N, 97° 30.174′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City
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By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2015
2. A Past to Remember, A Future to Mold Marker
, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is on Northeast 21st Street west of North Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds, on the south side of the Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oklahoma State Seal (here, next to this marker); As Long As The Waters Flow (a few steps from this marker); Oklahoma Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Flags Flown Over Oklahoma (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma City Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Tribute to Range Riders (within shouting distance of this marker); American Elm (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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