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Washington Monument time capsule to go on display
Washington Monument time capsule to go on display

A century-old time capsule, recently discovered at Baltimore's Washington Monument, will be on display at the Walters Art Museum until it is opened in late May. The capsule had been placed in the monument in 1915, during the structure's centennial celebration. It had been placed behind a bronze plaque commemorating the centennial and then, apparently, forgotten. It was found on Oct. 16, 2014, by George Wilk II of Lewis Contractors. Thirteen days later, it was moved to the Walters for safekeeping and study. The monument, construction on which began in 1815 and completed in 1829, is undergoing a $5.5-million restoration by the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy. Contemporary...