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Mulberry in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Mulberry Time Capsule

 
 
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By Julie Szabo, January 26, 2008
1. The Mulberry Time Capsule Marker
Inscription. This marker commemorates the dedication of the Mulberry Time Capsule. The capsule was placed here on June 12, 1977 by the Greater Mulberry Chamber of Commerce. The capsule will be opened in the year 2076 to view the mememtoes of the 1976 Bicentennial celebration in "The Phosphate Center of the World."

The sky has no hunger and the earth heals her wounds, but the time of man is short.
 
Erected 1977 by National Memorial Service, Lakeland.
 
Location. 27° 53.634′ N, 81° 58.394′ W. Marker is in Mulberry, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Avenue (State Road 37) and SE 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on South Church Avenue. Touch for map. On the front lawn of the Phosphate Museum, just northwest of the Seaboard Coastline Railroad cars. Marker is in this post office area: Mulberry FL 33860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mulberry Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Citrus Planting (within shouting distance of this marker); Phosphate Area War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cecil B. Strange
The Mulberry Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 26, 2008
2. The Mulberry Time Capsule Marker
(about 300 feet away); Pierce (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bealsville (approx. 7.2 miles away); Glover School (approx. 7.3 miles away); 320th Bombardment Group (M) (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mulberry.
 
Categories. AnthropologyNotable EventsRailroads & Streetcars
 
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By Julie Szabo, January 26, 2008
3. Rail cars nearby
The marker is behind these rail cars.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,746 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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